Falls Prevention

Falls Prevention

As you age, the chance of having a fall increases. Fortunately, there are lots of things you can do to reduce your risk. Hertfordshire County Council have outlined 6 simple things you can do to avoid a fall.

They have also listed the free services in your area that are there to help you reduce your risk and stay well.

‘Get up and Go’

Saga has produced this useful guide, available below, to help prevent falls. It contains lots of helpful tips on improving health generally and how to fall-proof your home.  The leaflet also includes exercises for strength and balance and how to safely get up from a fall.

Last modified: 

13 Nov 2017