Fall Prevention and Support
Falling at home can cause serious injuries, change your life, and damage your health. Talking about it and doing something to avoid it happening can make a difference.
We hope that the information sections below help support and guide you on how to help prevent falls.
Falls prevention info
Balance problems and/or muscle weakness also cause falls. It is best to remain as active as possible and improve strength through regular exercise- even small amounts of movement can help.
Read more information (Go to Keeping Active)
Looking after your Feet.
Looking after your feet (foot care) and treating common foot problems - such as corns, calluses, bunions, and ingrown toenails - can help to prevent problems that make you unsteady on your feet and at risk of a fall.
Read more information (Go to Looking after your Feet.)