Each year 30-40% of community-dwelling people aged over 65 years will fall. This increases to 50% in those aged over 80 years. Five to ten percent of these falls will result in major injuries – fracture, head trauma or lacerations.
There are a few simple strategies to follow that will help keep you active and alert and prevent slips, trips and falls.
Finally, if you need help or assistance, please ask your friendly nurses at Vital Home Health Services.