Ideas for Preventing Fall-Related Injuries Among Children
When we think of falling, we usually think of falls occurring with older adults. However, fall-related injuries are a leading cause of injury hospitalizations among children ages 0-14. Falls can result in serious injuries such as traumatic brain injuries (TBI), fractures and even death.
Take a look at this easy In-Home Safety Check:
Does your home have:
Consider the following actions to reduce the risk of a fall:
These are by no means a complete list of conditions that may create a hazard for your child. They are offered as suggestions for you to evaluate the risk of falls in your home and potential strategies /actions to take to reduce the risk of falls.