Stop elder abuse " Elder abuse is doing something or failing to do something that results in harm to an elderly person or puts a helpless older person at risk of harm. This includes Physical, sexual and emotional abuse Neglecting or deserting an older person you are responsible for Taking or misusing an elderly person's money or property Elder abuse can happen within the family. It can also happen in settings such as hospitals or nursing homes or in the community."
Fall Prevention - The average elderly person is more likely to have a disease that interferes with balance than a younger person. A tendency to fall and symptoms of dizziness should not be dismissed as unavoidable consequences of aging but may be important signs of a disease that might be cured or controlled. The vestibular system should not be ruled out as a source of these symptoms. - See more at: http://vestibular.org/node/10#sthash.PTG9Zsz1.dpuf
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Estimated length of time for the activity: 30 minutes. contraindications: lack of safety skills, attention to task, cognitive deficits, inability to read. the OT goal: increase safety in the kitchen in order to live safely and independently with children.