Adapting your home Ways of adapting your home to help you maintain your independence at home. Equipment to help with daily living Advice and information about simple aids of daily living. Falls prevention Falls shouldn’t be viewed as an inevitable consequence of aging, but they are more likely to occur as people get older. Food and drink Ways to make your life easier and safer when eating and preparing food, and how to get support through food parcels if you are struggling. Housework and maintenance A well-maintained home can help you to stay in better health and avoid accidents. Keeping safe at home Information and advice on home security, fire safety and how to stay warm this winter Occupational therapy Occupational therapy can help with any physical or mental challenges that you may have. Reablement Service Free, short term support in your home to help you manage your personal and practical daily needs. Support at home Many people are able to stay in their own homes for most or all of their lives, if they get the correct support in the home. This can involve help to do things like washing, dressing, cooking and cleaning. Telecare services (community alarm) If you live alone and feel vulnerable, you may want to consider getting a community alarm installed. Waltham Forest Social Prescribing service Social Prescribing has been set up in Waltham Forest to help our residents become healthier, happier and connected.