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Why Falls Happen and What You Can Do About It For Seniors in Charleston
While falls can happen all year 'round, this is a time of the year when seniors can be even more susceptible to an accident. At BrightStar Care®, we take a unique approach to decreasing fall risk by pairing our unmatched clinical expertise with key patient education resources to help and empower families.
One such resource is the "Speak Up: Reduce Your Risk of Falling" published by the Joint Commission that highlights the major reasons why people fall and very tactical steps you can take to help reduce the likelihood of a fall occurring, including:
- Ways to take care of your health
- Extra precautions you can take
- Small changes you can make to your home
- And MORE
If you or a loved one has fallen before or at risk of falling, be sure to check out this helpful resource and many others in our "Focus on Falls" Resource Center. You may also contact our local team for more information about our "Focus on Falls" in-home support program. BrightStar Home Care of Charleston proudly provides support for the elderly and children, including 24 hour skilled nursing and support in senior independent and assisted living communities. Additionally we provide Medical Staffing and In-Home Physical Therapy for pediatric, adult and geriatric patients, Companion and Personal Care for Elders with Alzheimer’s or Dementia. We also provide Home Child Care, Sitter and Nanny services for Children and Support for New Mothers.
We Support Veterans and Accept most Long Term Care Insurance benefits, provide Hospice care, Live-in care, CNA, Caregiver, RN, LVN, RN Supervision, Compassionate Care, and Compatibility Guarantees. Other services include safe discharge and transportation from the hospital or rehab facility, Post Op care both short and long term, Pre Operation and preparation help and assistance, and client monitoring for out of town family members.
Our service area includes the Mount Pleasant, Isle of Palms,
Charleston County, Hanahan.