Make sure the floors aren’t slippery and try not to have too much clutter.
You will need to check the safety of your locks, floors, doors, windows, stairs, verandahs and balconies, and see if they need modifying.
You may need to install handrails on both sides of stairs, mark glass doors and windows with masking tape, change the doors to the bathroom and toilet, or change the locks on doors.
You can find out more by reading the Alzheimer's Australia help sheet about safety and dementia.
Last reviewed: November 2016