Are you a frequent faller or are you afraid of falling?
1 in 3 people 65 years and over fall each year.
Falls are the leading cause of hospital admissions for trauma and death in older people.
35% of people who fall become less active.
In Collaboration with the Mid North Coast Local Health District, Phyx You Physiotherapy offer the Stepping On Falls Prevention Program.
Stepping On is an exciting and friendly community group program for seniors. It is designed to build knowledge, strength and confidence to remain independent at home.
The program attempts to address falls prevention in a holistic way addressing as many factors as possible to minimise your risk of falling and to improve your quality of life:
Physical ability and exercise
Environmental factors and reducing home hazards
Medications and how they can influence your likelihood to fall
Community mobility and public transport
Booster session at two months