Our electrical appliances section has a number of items that can improve a user’s ability to undertake daily tasks both safely and with more satisfaction. Reading lights help to relieve eye strain, while floor lights, magnifying lamps, voice and weight sensors, all improve safety around the home.
This small collection of monitoring equipment for disabled people presents a range of essential aids that can improve the safety and confidence of a user. This is equipment that can help extend the independence of the elderly person and ensure a disabled user’s family can be alerted to problems straight away.
Electrical Safety for Older People
It is possible that we become more vulnerable to accidents around the home as we grow older. This can be particularly true of electrical accident where the dangers are real and the consequences can be substantial. Some homes may have poor wiring and electrical fittings due to age or poor maintenance, but it is also a function of the older person perhaps having a health condition that makes them less cognitively of physically able.
Improving Electrical Safety At Home
We use electricity throughout the day and in so many ways. But we must remember its power and the dangers associated with it. When older it is important to stick to a plan of regularly maintaining and checking the household electrics. We should make frequent visual checks of our electrics, be vigilant when doing any DIY around the home, check the health and safety of the kitchen electrics and be especially aware of the need for electrical safety in the bathroom.