Preventing falls – useful contacts


The organisations listed below offer a wide range of information and advice on staying well and active to reduce the risk of falling.

NHS choices

http://www.nhs.uk/Tools/Pages/Exercises-for-older-people.aspx

http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/fitness/Pages/balance-exercises-for-older-people.aspx

http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/fitness/Pages/strength-exercises-for-older-people.aspx

http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Falls/Documents/SAGA_Falls-Prevention.pdf

Age UK

http://www.ageuk.org.uk/health-wellbeing/keeping-fit/falls-prevention/

Chartered Society of Physiotherapy

http://www.csp.org.uk/your-health/live-long-live-well

Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA)

https://www.rospa.com/home-safety/advice/older-people/

Click here to view the main Falls Prevention page