SafetyAid is a fall prevention program that helps prevent falls and gives community-dwelling older adults a greater sense of safety in their house and or apartment. SafetyAid also provides material on how to prevent falls.
Who is eligible for an audit and free safety devices?
Seniors 65+ who live in the community and have a net income below $25,000 if single or a combined net income of less than $30,000 for couples. Older adults who exceed the income levels are eligible for free fall prevention audits.
How much does it cost?
Individuals and couples 65+, living in Winnipeg are eligible for a free home falls prevention audit. SafetyAid also provides free community presentations on fall prevention.
What devices does SafetyAid provide?
SafetyAid can provide fall prevention materials which include: non-slip bath mats, nightlights, flashlights, fluorescent stair tape, ice melt for sidewalks and ice grip tips for canes.
Who can I contact?
A & O: Support Services for Older Adults Intake Line In Winnipeg: 204-956-6440 Toll-free: 1-888-333-3121 Fax: 204-946-5667