How to Maintain a Safe and Dementia-friendly Home


According to the Alzheimer Society of Canada, 747,000 Canadians are living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias which is why they are now focused on helping people maintain a safe, dementia-friendly home. Below are some tips.

–          Make sure you have fire extinguishers, smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors.

–          Install child-proof locks and doorknob covers on cupboards and drawers.

–          Remove locks in bedrooms and bathrooms to prevent people with dementia from getting locked.

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