More than ‘just’ Personal Alarms, Bora Health’s series on Independent Living advice for Seniors. This week – bathtub safety.
- February 23, 2014
Community interest company, Bora Health, is the exclusive Australian distributer of the SureSafe Personal Alarm.
As part of its continued commitment to elderly Australians in their quest to maintain independent living, Bora Health is launching a series of articles aimed at promoting the health and wellbeing of the baby boomers as they look to make the most of their hard earned retirement years.
Part 2 talks about bathtub safety…
A warm bath can soothe the spirit as well as aching joints and muscles, but make sure you practice bathtub safety.
The National Safety Council reports that each year, more than 400 people drown in bath tubs. And that doesn’t include many hundreds more who slip or fall and injure themselves while getting into or out of a tub. In general, falling injuries are on the rise, especially for older adults.
These bathtub safety tips suggested by Dynamic Living will help you improve bathtub safety in your home:
Bathtub Safety: if you can stand, but need additional help standing up or sitting in the tub, or getting out of the tub:
Bathtub Safety: If your balance is poor or your legs are weak:
Bathtub Safety Tips for Everyone
If you enjoy baths, there’s no reason to avoid them. With a few simple precautions and bathtub safety tools, you can enjoy the restorative properties of a warm bath in your home or even while traveling.
Who is Bora Health?
Bora Health is an Australian, British and American owned and operated community focused company, providing elderly Australians and their families with access to the information, products and services necessary to support affordable independent living. It is the exclusive authorised distributor of the SureSafe Personal Emergency Call System; a non-monitored personal alarm (otherwise known as an auto-dialer or smart-dialer medical alert), telephone based medical alarm system for Seniors.
Click here to buy a SureSafe Personal Emergency Call System for only $229 (including GST and Express Postage). Peace of mind for you, safety and security for your loved one.