Your security : Personal safety at home and in the street

Many of us are anxious about crime. But the fact is that older people are less likely to be attacked or robbed than people in any other age group.A crime can often be avoided by taking a few simple precautions.This leaflet explains steps you can take to m

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Smoke Alarms For The Home

Information and advice about coosing, buying, installing and looking after smoke alarms

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Bogus callers

Advice on how to prevent being conned by bogus callers

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Kitchen Safety

Information & advice about fire safety in the kitchen. Cookers, microwaves, electrics, & fire safety equipment are covered, as is treatment of minor burns & what to do if there is a pan fire.

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Fire safety in the home

Information and advice covering smoke alarms, kitchen safety, pan fires, electric plugs cables & blankets, portable heaters, lights, furniture, cigarettes and candles. Explanation of what to do if a fire starts, and advice on doing a home fire safety chec

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Living Alone Safely

Advice on concerns with security, safety and emergencies, difficulties with managing, looking after oneself and getting around, keeping warm in winter and living on a single income.

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Security in Your Home

This leaflet explains some simple steps that you can take to make you feel more safe and secure in your home.

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