Are people safe walking in and out the house?
Are there loose throw rugs that may be tripping hazards and should be removed?
Are telephones within easy reach on each level of the house?
Are emergency telephone numbers kept by the phones?
Are smoke and carbon monoxide detectors tested every six months?
Is there a fire extinguisher on every level of the house?
Are portable heaters and other fire sources located away from flammable objects?
Are flashlights working and within easy reach?
Are assistive devices (such as eyeglasses, canes, walkers) within easy reach?
Are medications within easy reach and up to date?
Are all areas of the home well maintained and uncluttered?
Is a first-aid kit within easy reach?
Is a medical alert device within easy reach?
Can people easily reach everything in the kitchen?
Does the house have enough electrical service capacity and overload protection?
Are people’s favorite spots (such as a TV armchair) comfortable and safe?
Is there someone who can come to help at a moment’s notice?