Staying safe at home

Staying safe at home

Home should be a safe environment. There will always be risks, but you can reduce these risks by taking steps to make sure your home is a safe place to live. Fire safety is important. So is home security. You can get free checks, advice and equipment to help with these things from the London Fire Brigade and Wandsworth Council's Community Safety Trust. Services like Telecare and the community alarm service, WATCH, are linked to emergency response officers to help people stay safe at home. You can also find information here about how to keep warm in winter and other issues.

 

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6 Records in Staying safe at home filtered by Key words "house and garden".

  • Fire safety for older people

    Telephone: 020 8555 1200 (for general enquiries), 020 7960 3629 (textphone/minicom)

    Description: London Fire Brigade can visit you at home to provide free fire safety advice and they can fit specialised smoke alarms for you.

  • Fire safety for people with disabilities

    Telephone: 020 8555 1200 (for general enquiries), 020 7960 3629 (textphone)

    Description: London Fire Brigade can visit you at home to provide free fire safety advice and they can fit specialised smoke alarms for you.

  • Fire Service - Wandsworth

    Telephone: 020 8555 1200 ext. 37601 (for non-emergency situations) or ext. 54845 (to request a home fire safety visit)

    Description: The fire service can visit you at home to provide free fire safety advice and can also fit specialised smoke alarms for those with difficulty hearing, seeing or moving around.

  • Keep warm, keep well

    Description: Keep warm, keep well is a national campaign to reduce cold-related illness and deaths during winter.

  • Shelter - The housing and homelessness charity

    88 Old Street, London, EC1V 9HU

    Telephone: 0808 800 4444 (Advice line)

    Description: Shelter is a charity that works to alleviate the distress caused by homelessness and bad housing.

  • Wandsworth Telecare

    Telephone: 020 8871 8990 (Telecare Development Officer), 020 8871 7707 (Access Team)

    Description: Telecare can help people to stay safe in their home and is specifically designed for people with all forms of dementia, a mobility or sensory impairment, or mental health and learning disabilities.