We help reduce the chance of people falling in their homes by assessing their property for hazards
Falls can result in long hospital stays for older people and can mean a loss of confidence and reduced independence.
We carry out home hazards assessments to help reduce the chance of falls.
Our trained assessor visits homes checking for hazards like loose stair carpets, unsafe rugs or mats. We also look at cooking and bathing safety in kitchens and bathrooms.
If needed we can fit extra stair rails, fix carpets and supply and fit grab and hand rails.
If you live in Stoke-on-Trent and you are older or disabled, we don’t charge a labour fee and we may even be able to get some materials free too.
We can help you stay safe by visiting your home and checking for fire hazards
We carry out fire risk checks on behalf of Staffordshire Fire and Rescue.
We visit homes to thoroughly check kitchen safety, portable heaters, smoke alarms, open fires and furniture safety.
You don’t need to match any eligibility criteria to have a fire risk check carried out.
Then, depending on individual circumstances, we may even be able to provide the following:
This service is available to residents of Stoke on Trent. To refer yourself or someone else for our home safety/security service, call us on 0333 014 3389, or click here.