How to stay Independent at home in Dorchester

Remain Independent At Home in Dorchester

As we age, its natural for us to crave independence and this includes remaining independent at home.

However, this can be increasingly challenging as we grow older. Fortunately, there are a few steps you can take to ensure that you remain independent and stay safe at home. Here are some tips to help you achieve just that:


1. Make your home safer: Adding grab bars, non-slip mats, and better lighting can help prevent falls and other accidents around the house.


2. Stay active: Regular exercise can help increase strength, balance, and flexibility, helping you move around the house with ease.


3. Maintain a healthy diet: A healthy diet can help you maintain optimal physical and cognitive health, enabling you to remain independent for longer.


4. Utilize technology: Smart home devices, medical alert systems, and personal emergency response systems (PERS) can help you remain connected and safe.


5. Seek help: Don’t hesitate to seek help from your healthcare provider, occupational therapist, social services family, or friends if you need it.

6.  Look at getting home help in for an hour or two once a week, to relieve you of the burden of some of your chores.


Following these tips, can help you to remain independent and safe at home, ensuring that you can enjoy your life to the fullest for as long as possible.


Should you find that you need a little or a lot of help at home, Private Care Dorchester have capacity within their registered self employed carers on our introductory platform to assist you with either hourly care or live in Care Dorchester and Weymouth.  When you deserve only the best, then only the best introduction will do.


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