Falls Prevention – Keeping yourself safe

Adaptations and equipment

If you find it difficult to cope in your home you may be able to get adaptations carried out to make your home easier for you to use.

Adaptations may include:

  • grab rails located in the bathroom or at the entrance
  • widening doors for wheelchair access
  • a level access shower
  • a stair lift
  • a ramp.

All adaptations are considered by the Council's Occupational Therapy Service who will recommend what works would help you most.

If you would like to speak to someone please call:

Telephone: 0208 583 3878

Contact the Housing Adaptations Service if you require minor repairs. Repairs include fixing loose carpets. Moving shelves to a more suitable height etc.

Assistive technology

Linkline provide pendant alarms, falls detectors, door and flood sensors. GPS trackers and many more products. Linkline is a quick response telephone service that lets you tell someone when you need help and offers peace of mind to family and friends.

For more information contact Linkline on 0300 013 4735 or email the Linkline team.

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