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SJHC / Client Services/ Help At Home/ Falls Prevention Safety at Home

Falls Prevention Safety at Home

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What the Safety at Home Program Provides

The Safety at Home Program promotes independence and mobility among older adults, allowing them to stay healthy, safe, and strong at home. Our focus is to prevent falls through education and increasing awareness of the services and support available to reduce risks of falls at home.

View our brochure

Quality Services

We offer:

  • FREE individualized home assessment with a summary of recommendations promoting independence and mobility
  • Referrals to other services
  • Essential parts and equipment such as a grab bar installation, which will increase the safety of your home

Referral Process

You must be 60 years of age or older to be eligible for this service.

Find out:

  • How to live independently and safely in your own home
  • More information about how to prevent trips, falls and injuries
  • How to arrange for a free Safety at Home assessment

Funding for this program is provided by the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant (HNHB) Local Health Integration Network (LHIN).

Informations en Francais

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Contact

For more information please contact:

Safety at Home Coordinator
Phone: 905-522-6887 ext. 2237 
E-mail: smatinyarare@stjhc.ca
Monday-Friday: 8:00am-4:00pm

Additional Resources

We encourage you to explore the following resources to learn more about preventing falls and facilitating safety at home.

12 Steps to Stair Safety at Home

Preventing Falls

Physical Activity Guide for Older Adults

What to Do After a Fall

You Can Prevent Falls