Fall Risk & Prevention

Did you know…

  • every 11 seconds, an older person receives emergency room treatment for a fall?
  • someone dies from a fall every 19 minutes?
  • a fifth of all falls result in serious injury?

At Premier Caregiver Services, our number one priority is our clients’ safety and well being. To help reduce the risk of a serious fall, we recommend that you follow these simple tips.

  1. Talk to your doctor or personal care provider to evaluate your risk of a fall and review all of your medications.
  2. Do strength and balancing exercises at home with the help of a physical therapist or caregiver.
  3. Have your vision and hearing checked regularly to assure your senses are working to the best of their abilities.
  4. Do an in-home safety check to ensure there are no serious obstacles or restrictions any our home that could increase your risk of falling.

If you are concerned about the safety of a loved one and can’t always be there, we are here to help We have a wonderful team of caregivers who are available to help ensure their safety and well being. We are always happy to do a FREE home safety evaluation as part of our assessment.

Contact us today through our Contact Us page or by calling Premier Caregiver Services at (502) 718-8727. We are available 24/7 to take your call and are here to help in anyway we can!