Elders are normally weak and have discomfort movement which cause accidents. The most found one which leads to death is falling.
Falling might cause fracture, pain, brain concussion which can cause fatal accident. It’s needed to be solved.
4 methods in preventing falling among elders;
Remain good health
Appropriate dietary, frequent active body movement will strengthen physical health to be able to balance body movement, raise or sit stably.
Control the symptoms
Elders normally have chronic diseases which affect daily life and is the cause of falling. So, regular medication will control the symptom and frequently consult doctors.
Rapid rise can cause dizziness, faint and falling. Fast walk or doing activities will also affect rapid heartbeat, high blood pressure, faint and falling. Therefore, the elders should not move too fast and hurriedly do activities, or use excessive force.
Attentive vision care
Vision supports effective movement or activities. So, negligence of vision care will always cause accidents.
Apart from these 4 methods, house environment is also necessary. It should be neat, in place. Scattered place would be an obstacle for elders to walk around bedroom. The room should be near downstairs toilet. Handrails should be installed in many parts of the house, including non-slippery floor tiles which will help solving falling problems among elders.