Falls prevention

Take this simple test from the NHS to work out if you need to discuss your risk of falls with your GP....
Here are some general tips to staying steady and preventing falls. ...
Did you know that unsuitable slippers can contribute to falls?  By simply changing slippers, and selecting the appropriate style, you can reduce your risk of falling and therefore receiving injuries. Don't miss the slipper exchange events in Colchester. ...
Each year, thousands of older people fall at home. Many of them are seriously injured, and some are disabled. Falls are often due to hazards that are easy to overlook but easy to fix....
You can find a number of services that can help around the home....
There are plenty of activities available locally for different age groups and abilities....
Age UK have a wide range of information and links where you can find help locally and nationally....

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