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Home safety

Information on keeping safe at home, including gas and fire safety, protecting yourself from scams and dealing with floods.

Crime prevention

By taking a few simple, and often inexpensive, precautions you can minimise your risk of being targeted.

Gas and fire safety

Take steps to protect yourself from fire and carbon monoxide poisoning and keep your applicances safe.

Preparing for flooding

Find out if you’re in a high-risk area and how to keep yourself, your home and your valuables safe.

Find out how your local Age UK can help with your home safety


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We offer support through our free advice line on 0800 678 1602. Lines are open 8am-7pm, 365 days a year. We also have specialist advisers at over 140 local Age UKs.


Last updated: Apr 20 2021

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