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Age UK factsheets and information guides | Age UK

Age UK information guides and factsheets Our information guides are short and easy to digest, giving an overview of the relevant topic. Factsheets are longer with …

Falls prevention | Age UK

Take care of your eyes. Eyesight changes as we age and can lead to a trip or loss of balance. Some eye conditions such as macular degeneration, glaucoma and cataracts increase with age and it’s important that these are detected at an early stage. Get your eyes …

Staying Steady – Later Life Training

Advice Leaflets; Staying Steady; December 19, 2010 Advice Leaflets By Dawn Skelton. Download this leaflet free from Age UK. Advice Age UK Falls Prevention Leaflet Older People Staying Steady. About the author. Dawn Skelton. See About Us, Staff for further information.


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Find Saga’s SOS personal alarm at or ring 0800 068 5059. when you press a button the control centre will telephone your nominated key holder(s) so they can check on you. To get help. • Use your pendant alarm if you have one or call nearby neighbours on your phone – …

Facts about falls leaflet – Older People and Professionals

Age UK have produced this one page leaflet on facts about falls (incidence and costs etc) for older people and professionals.

Age UK publish EXPERT SERIES on Falls Prevention – for

Age UK publish EXPERT SERIES on Falls Prevention – for commissioners and policy makers June 29, 2013 Falls , Falls care , News , OEP Course , Older Adult Exercise and Physical Activity Theory and Guidance , Physical Activity and Exercise , PSI Course By Dawn Skelton


To Help Prevent Falls Service

Falls Prevention Service Working in partnership with for the over 65’s in Lincolnshire Free advice and support Age UK in Lincolnshire working Age UK Local Offices First Contact The Bridge Project Handyman Services Gentle Exercise Classes Equipment For Daily Living

Preventing falls & keeping your balance: the Saga guide

Prevent falls and stay steady with Saga 18 September 2015 yet 13% in this age group did. This gap between expectation and reality is a worry as falls – many of which are avoidable – cost the NHS an eye-watering £2.3 billion a year – that’s £6.3 million a day. An astounding 30% of …

Elderly Patients in Hospital. Information and advice leaflet

Conditions that need intensive care require Elderly Patients in Hospital. Read about Elderly Patients in Hospital As a result of a campaign run by Age UK, an independent group called the Hospital Food Panel was established by the DH. All older people with recurrent falls or assessed as being at increased risk of falling should be

Patient information leaflets about preventing falls – NICE

Feedback from patient’s and carers on our hip fracture ward told us that they liked the leaflets and found the information helpful, they particularly liked the hospital falls logo design that made the leaflets easy to spot in a leaflet rack on the wall.

Falls – Prevention – NHS

Discuss any falls you have had with your GP and say if it’s had any impact on your health and wellbeing. Your GP can carry out some simple balance tests to check whether you’re at an increased risk of falling …