March 2021

Falls prevention Why is there so much attention for falls prevention? Around a third of all people aged over 65 years fall each year.Having previous falls is an important indicator for falls risk. Specific groups have higher falls rate for example Parkinson’s disease or people aged over 85+.Falls can happen doing daily tasks, like vacuuming the house, or when shopping.47% of non-injured fallers are unable to get themselves up by themselves from