There's just no way you can guarantee total safety in a home. But there's a whole lot you can do to eliminate the vast majority of the risks. Did you spot anything on that home and yard tour I advised in the last few blog posts? I'd be surprised if you didn't. Most of our problems are down to carelessness and thoughtlessness and there are a few basic rules I can give you right now about dealing with them.
Falls are the most common cause of accidents in the home, a substantial proportion of them serious or even fatal. You can cut the risk of these and maybe save a life by: