Stair safety in homes of older adults

Are you aged 55 or over?

Would you like to take part in our study?

We are looking for people aged 55 or over to take part in a study that aims to engage with stakeholders to understand their needs and priorities for improving stair safety in the homes of older people.

Participants should:

  • be aged 55 or over
  • live in a UK home containing stairs

What is involved if you take part?

Participation will involve completion of an anonymous online survey which typically takes around 10-15 minutes to complete.

Prize Draw

Participants to this survey can enter a prize draw to have a chance to win a £50 Amazon voucher. You would need to leave your email at the end of the survey to enter (this is optional).

How to take part

If you are interested in participating please complete the link to the online survey.

If you would prefer to complete a paper based survey or submit your answers over the phone, please contact the research team (details below).

Further information and contact details

Full details of the research study are included in this participant information sheet.

The research is being undertaken by the RISCS (Research to Improve Stair Climbing Safety) group of the Research Institute for Sport and Exercise Sciences (RISES) and the Built Environment and Sustainable Technologies (BEST) Research Institute.

If you have any questions concerning this study please contact Dr Emma Mulliner at

Your participation would be appreciated