RiskTips

Falls Series: Assistance Options

Quick tips for improving risk awareness


Contrasting colors can help a resident navigate in their daily tasks. While using a lot of light colors in the bathroom is common, replacing white toilet seats, wastebaskets, and grab bars with a bright, contrasting color can help residents better recognize depth and possibly avoid a slip, trip or fall.

RiskTip provided by Karen Pendleton, RN, LNC, CPASRM
Director of Corporate Compliance/Staff Education, Maple Knoll Communities