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Safety within the home

Some everyday hazards can lead to the risk of tripping, one or more of these hazards could result in a fall or broken bones. - find out how to reduce these risks

Tripping

Are there signs of:

Lighting

Inadequate lighting can add to the risk of trips and falls.

Are there signs of:

Personal alarms and Telecare

Are you worried about :

 

Contact numbers

Home Improvement agencies

  • East Hants, Fareham, Hart, Havant, and Rushmoor
    Tel: 0845 266 8757
  • New Forest, Test Valley
    Tel: 01425 482773
  • Basingstoke & Deane, Eastleigh, Gosport and Winchester
    Contact: The Housing Team, District or Borough Council (below)

Local District & Borough Councils

Handy Person service

  • Countywide
    Tel: 0800 694 0303

Gardening services

  • Shaw Trust Gardening Support Service
    Tel: 0845 604 4643
  • Trading Standards Buy With Confidence
    Tel: 0845 4040 506
  • Age Concern Hampshire
    Tel: 0800 328 7154

Other useful numbers

  • OT Direct
    Tel: 0845 600 4555

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