How to Maintain a Safe and Dementia-friendly Home

Animal therapy helps patient with dementia.According to the Alzheimer Society of Canada, 747,000 Canadians are living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias which is why they are now focused on helping people maintain a safe, dementia-friendly home. Below are some tips.

–          Make sure you have fire extinguishers, smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors.

–          Install child-proof locks and doorknob covers on cupboards and drawers.

–          Remove locks in bedrooms and bathrooms to prevent people with dementia from getting locked.

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