Preventing falls

Effective falls and fracture prevention will make a positive difference to the lives of people living in Northamptonshire.

Each year about one-third of all people over age 65 will fall. Many of these falls result in broken bones.​The consequences of falls can be significant, particularly for older people.

In Northamptonshire, organisations are working in partnership to prevent falls and enable people to remain independent and well. Together they have developed a new strategy which identifies the next steps that need to be taken to transform the county's falls prevention and bone health services.

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Fostering and Adoption information evening

Our next fostering and adoption information evening is this Wednesday 21st February at 6.30pm. We would love to see you there.

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31/08/2016 22:00
Northamptonshire County Council’s Cabinet will next month (September 6th) discuss plans to add an additional 105 new places at Wollaston Community Primary School.
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This summer’s Women’s Tour was watched by a record-breaking 80,000 people in Northamptonshire – 12,500 more than last year.