It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but it’s also a season with lots of activities, guests and potential safety hazards. To guarantee you have a very merry Christmas and New Year without any mishaps, Companion Stairlifts has put together a useful guide with lots of top tips.

One of the most important parts of staying safe during Christmastime is ensuring that you prevent any potential fires in your home. For those with limited mobility who may require the use of stairlifts or other mobility aids, it can be difficult to undertake tasks such as checking the batteries in smoke alarms, however, this is essential all-year-round, not just at Christmastime. For those who have difficulty reaching their smoke alarms, be sure to ask a friend or family member to check them.

As well as preventing fire hazards, staying safe from criminals and de-cluttering your home, it’s important to consider how you decorate your home in order to make it safe for toddlers and young children.

This handy infographic also delves into some of the ways in which you can ensure your grandchildren, and any visiting pets, stay safe during the festive season.



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