Prevent falls

Reduce your chances of having a fall

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One in three people aged 60 and over fall each year.

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Falls are a major threat to the health and independence of older adults. The good news is falls can be prevented!

There are ways you can reduce your risk of having a fall, including making simple changes to your home and doing exercises to improve your strength and balance.

We are now offering online information and advice on preventing falls in the light of COVID-19 through the new Health and Wellbeing Slough service.

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Avoiding falls at home

Check out these top tips for avoiding falls at home.
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Get active

Doing regular strength exercises and balance exercises can improve your strength and balance, and reduce your risk of having a fall.
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Room by Room- Preventing falls

A useful guide with hints and tips of how to prevent falls in each room of the house
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Care and additional support

If you need support to take care of yourself or keep in touch with others Adult Social Care may be able to help.
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Take part in a virtual exercise class

Are you looking for activities to do at home? Whether you know what you'd like to take part in, or need some guidance, simply click below to find out more.
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Smarter goals

Find out how to set achievable goals with our guide to smarter goals

Many people spend their lives drifting from one goal plan to another, without achieving their target. Setting SMARTER goals means you can clarify your ideas, focus your efforts, use your time and resources productively, and increase your chances of achieving what you want in life.

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