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Preventing falls at home

Preventing falls at home
Anyone can have a fall, but older people are more vulnerable than others. This is mainly because long term health conditions increase the chances of a fall.

There are many ways you can reduce your risk of having a fall, like making small changes to your home or doing exercises that help your strength and balance.

Visit NHS inform for information on preventing falls such as:

Read Age Scotland's Up and about: taking positive steps to avoid trips and falls (PDF, 699 KB)

The information was last updated on: 26th August 2020


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