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Make Your Home Safer

Small things can make a real difference in your home, keeping you and your loved ones safer.

If you would like to find out more about a Home Safety Visit  you can: 

What will happen when you contact us? 

We will be in touch to arrange a suitable time/date to visit or call you. You will be asked a few simple questions regarding your property and who lives there.  This will help us to prioritise our visits and calls.

Can you contact us on behalf of someone else? 

Yes – we would ask that you get their permission first and let them know that we will ask them a number of questions. 

Do we fit free smoke alarms?   

We do fit free smoke alarms for those who are in greatest need.  We also can provide advice and support about specialist alarms so please get in touch. 

Collaborative work with GP surgeries

The Fire Service works with GP surgeries to deliver home safety visits to those most at risk from accidental dwelling fires.

So far 10 surgeries have come forward to be part of this innovative project, and invitations offering home safety visits have been sent to those people on the falls, frailty and Dementia registers.

This project will be expanded, so we can continue to deliver home safety visits to the most vulnerable people in our community. 

Care Providers

Fire safety for carers course

Do you care for a loved one, a family member who has lost their independence through illness, disability or age?  

This course will offer Fire Safety advice and safety tips for the home to make your loved one safer.  

The course lasts for one hour and will offer advice on General Fire Safety, Bedtime routines and escape plans.  

For further details about training

Home Safety Visit + Dementia Booklet
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Home Safety Visit  Booklet
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