Helping residents stay safe and well
Published: 29 August 2019
Reduce the risk of fire in the home
Safe and Well Visits can help to keep you, your loved ones and those you care for, safe from fire in the home. These free visits combine safety checks and advice to help people live safer, more independent lives.
As part of the visit, Surrey Fire and Rescue officers, and in some cases volunteers for the service, will carry out checks around the home to help reduce the risk of fire. These include making sure you have a working smoke alarm and, in some cases, supplying and fitting one for free.
Once the fire safety checks have been done, residents will then have the opportunity to chat through other aspects of their wellbeing to see if there are things that can be done to help them in and around their home. This could be assessing their risks of falls, or discussing issues with mobility, sight, hearing or memory problems. Surrey Fire and Rescue can then recommend services that could help, or changes that can be made to allow people to live more safely and independently in their own home.
If you would like to book a free Safe and Well Visit for yourself or for a friend, relative or someone you care for, please call 0800 085 0767 or book online.
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