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FALLS Prevention

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Caring for people in their own homes gives an excellent opportunity to offer advice on how to reduce their risk of falling. Here is a short video to help you give the best advice:

Age UK: How to reduce your risk of falling 

The following booklet is an easy to read information sheet designed for older people.

Falls: how to prevent them and what to do if you need help

 

Additional learning:

The Perth & Kinross Falls Service: Care at Home Falls Education Handout is a short easy to read leaflet for staff providing care in the home.

Take some time to learn more about exercising and reducing the risk of falls from these information leaflets and videos:

Chartered Society of Physiotherapy: Get Up and Go: A guide to staying steady

Chartered Society of Physiotherapy: Avoiding trips and falls at home (video)

 

 

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