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Home Safety

To find home safety solutions by room, select a room below to view our selection of solutions.

Bathroom

The National Safety Council reports among all accidents that occur in the home, the majority happen in the bathroom. Therefore, a little extra caution and care should be taken by all persons, regardless of age or disability, when using bathroom amenities.

From bath lifts and raised toilet seats, to safety grab bars, there are a number of ways to help improve bathroom safety without major construction or expenses.

Please see below for more bathroom safety tips and products that may interest you.

 

Bedroom

We all spend a lot of time in our bedrooms.  There are some simple solutions to make you bedroom safer and also more accessible.  If you have any questions, our Mobility Specialists are more than happy to answer your questions.  You can call us at 800-542-7236 or simply fill out the form below and they will be in touch.

Below are some quick tips and product solutions that can help you maximize your mobility and safety in your bedroom.
 

Living Space

Some homes can be a significant challenge for people with limited mobility.  Common areas, such as the living room, office, den, hallways need to be accessible and free of clutter. You can increase the accessibility of your home by making some simple home modifications.

If you have any questions, you can call our Mobility Specialists at 1-800-542-7236 or simply fill out the form on this page.

Below are some quick tips and product solutions that can help you maximize your mobility and safety throughout the common areas of your home.

Stairs

A slip on a step or staircase can cause serious and life threatening injuries. Seniors and people with limited mobility must take extra caution when using stairways, as it can be one of the more dangerous areas of your home. It is important to take the necessary steps to ensure your stairs are safe to use.


If you have any questions, you can call our Mobility Specialists at 1-800-542-7236 or simply fill out the form on this page.

Below are some tips and product solutions that can make the stairs much safer to use.

Entryway

Barrier-free entryways are important when you suffer from limited mobility.  It is important to make it easier to access inside and outside your home.  Hoveround has many solutions to help you achieve this.

If you have any questions, you can call our Mobility Specialists at 1-800-542-7236 or simply fill out the form on this page.

Below are some tips and product solutions to help you more safely access your home.

Home Safety

Hoveround has been a leader in personal mobility and fall prevention solutions for over 22 years, allowing people to stay in the homes they know and love.   We understand how important it is to age in place and remain safely independent in your own home.

We generally don’t think of our homes as dangerous places, but statistics suggest otherwise. Most falls occur in or around the home.  Falls are a leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries for those aged 65 and older.

Hoveround has an array of solutions to help you make your home safer.  

Simply click on one of the rooms in the house and learn some helpful tips and see products available.  

 

Staircase Safety Tips and Solutions

  • Always keep objects such as shoes, clothing, books or other objects off stairs.
  • Fix loose, broken or uneven steps and fix loose handrails or put in new ones.
  • Install overhead lights and light switches at the top and bottom of the stairs. You can get light switchesthat glow. 
  • Make sure the carpet is firmly attached to every step, or remove the carpet and attach non-slip rubber treads to the stairs.
  • Handrails should be installed on both sides of the staircase and a grab bar added near the final step at the top of the stairs.
  • If overall mobility and imbalance is an issue, keep a spare cane at the top and bottom of stairs.
  • If using the stairs is difficult or nearly impossible due to diminished mobility, or if have almost fallen on the stairs, consider installing a stair lift to safeguard against falling down the stairs.

Below are some helpful articles about stair and overall home safety.

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