Essential Safety Measures for Recovery Patients

Recovery after an illness or surgery can be a challenging journey, and ensuring a safe environment is crucial for a smooth and effective recovery. At Liken Home Care, we prioritize the well-being of our clients by implementing essential safety measures that facilitate recovery and prevent complications. Here are some key strategies we use to create a safe and supportive environment for recovery patients.

How To Ensure Safety 

Here's our comprehensive approach to home care safety for recovering patients. 

Assess the Home Environment

First, after bringing a recovery patient home, conduct a comprehensive home safety assessment. In doing so, we identify potential hazards such as loose rugs, cluttered pathways, and inadequate lighting. Make necessary adjustments to eliminate these risks and create a safer living space.

Install Essential Safety Equipment

Secondly, we equip the home with the necessary safety devices. Install grab bars in the bathroom, handrails along staircases, and non-slip mats in slippery areas. These simple modifications can significantly reduce the risk of falls and other accidents.

Promote Mobility and Accessibility

Then, ensure that the furniture is arranged to allow easy movement for the recovery patient. Create wide, clear pathways that accommodate mobility aids such as walkers or wheelchairs. This will help the patient navigate the home safely and independently.

Provide Mobility Aids

Finally, depending on the patient’s needs, we provide appropriate mobility aids. Walkers, canes, and wheelchairs can enhance mobility and prevent falls. Make sure these aids are easily accessible and in good working condition.

Contact Us Today 

Ensuring the safety of recovery patients is paramount to their successful recuperation. By implementing these essential safety measures, you can create a secure environment that supports healing and minimizes risks. At Liken Home Care, we are committed to providing exceptional care and support to help recovery patients regain their independence and well-being. Contact us today to learn more about our services and how we can assist you in your recovery journey.  We care for clients in the following cities and surrounding areas:


  • Canonsburg, PA
  • Beaver, PA
  • Pittsburgh, PA