Don’t fall for it- a guide to preventing falls for older peopleThis document is available in English as well as in languages other than English. Links to the English and multilingual resources can be accessed further below. To download information click on the selected language. This will take you directly to the resource. The information in brackets gives the format and file size if known. Note that some PDFs can be quite large and may take several minutes to download.
Title: Don’t fall for it- a guide to preventing falls for older people (PDF file) (Links to English resource)
Summary: Falls are a common problem for older people and are often the reason people are admitted to hospital or move to a nursing home or hostel. This booklet offers advice on how to avoid falls and checklists to make your home and environment as safe as possible.
Organisation: Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, Population Health
Publishing date: May 2010
Last reviewed: May 2017
Target audience: General
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