Anyone with a mobility impairment is at risk of falling in the bathroom. This is especially true for those living with Behcet's disease, a chronic condition that can lead to joint pain and swelling, as well as vision problems. There are several things you can do to reduce the risk of falls in the bathroom, including:
- Use mobility aids such as grab bars, toilet lifts and shower chairs.
- Keep the floor clean and dry.
- Install non-slip mats in the bathtub or shower.
- Have an emergency contact plan ready in the case of a fall.
If you have Behcet's disease, it's important to take steps to reduce your risk of falls in the bathroom. By using mobility aids and taking precautions to keep your bathroom safe, you can help keep yourself safe and independent.
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