Falls prevention advice for professionals

Guidance is available for anyone who works with people who are at risk of falls

If you provide care for people who may be at risk of a fall you should assess them and advise on measures to reduce the risk.

You make undertake a comprehensive multifactorial falls assessment or refer them on for this.

Tools available

There are tools available to assist you in deciding what measures you need to put in place:

  • Timed Up and Go - a test to assess whether a person is at an increased risk of falls.

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