Did you know that April is “April Falls Month” in NSW? It aims to promote falls prevention in hospitals and the community. This year’s special focus for April Falls Month is on falls prevention and bone health.
'Staying Active and on your Feet' (see attached) is a great resource containing:
· Simple Home Based Exercises essential to staying active
· A Health and Lifestyle Checklist
· A Home Safety Checklist
· Tips for staying active and healthy
Print it out and share it with your parents or other elderly friends or family.
For more information visit the Active and Healthy Website. This website contains lots of information and resources on Falls Prevention and allows you to find a Falls Prevention Exercise Program in your local area by suburb. There are a number of exercise programs being run in the Macarthur area.
For more information about Falls Prevention or appropriate exercises for your age group, contact a Physiotherapist on (02) 4647 3373.