Falls prevention service

Helping over 65s stay fit and continue independent living

30% of people over 65 years old and 50% of people over 80 fall at least once a year. This type of incident can have a significant impact on the person’s health and social circumstances, potentially affecting their ability to live independently.

Spire Little Aston Hospital has developed a falls prevention service for people over 65 run by a specialist physiotherapist who has over 14 years’ experience in elderly rehabilitation.

What does it involve?

Our falls prevention service comprises an hour-long assessment designed to ensure a person’s suitability for any subsequent treatment.  Treatment will be tailored to the individual’s specific needs but will be exercise-based and designed to improve strength, balance, coordination and agility – all with a view to addressing the causes of reduced mobility and the risk of falling.

Eligibility

To find out whether you may be eligible to participate in this service, please call Perform Physiotherapy at Spire Little Aston Hospital on 0121 580 7131 or email birmingham@spireperform.com

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