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STEPPING ON: Falls Prevention Program @ Coomealla Club, Matong Street, Dareton

Dareton Primary Health Care Service

Monday 29, May 2017


Contact Number: 03 5021 7200

Stepping On is a free, exciting and friendly community-based falls prevention program for seniors. It is designed to build knowledge, strength and confidence to prevent falls and stay active and independent. This free 7-week program combines gentle strength and balance exercises with educational sessions. The program covers home hazard awareness, moving safely in the community, safe footwear, nutrition and bone health, vision, medication management, leg strength and balance exercises, and getting up after a fall. WHO CAN JOIN? Anyone who is: 65 years and older; Living at home in NSW; Able to walk independently or with a walking stick; Fearful of falling; or, has fallen recently. For more information, contact Carrie Barlow at Dareton Primary Health on 03 5021 7200. Bookings are essential.

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