ACT Health - Falls and Falls Injury Prevention Program

ACT Health - Falls and Falls Injury Prevention Program
Rehabilitation
Falls Prevention
Generic
Organisation Description 
The ACT Community Health Centres in the City, Belconnen, Gungahlin, Tuggeranong, Dickson, Phillip and Village Creek deliver expanded health services aimed at assisting clients with management of acute and chronic conditions in the community.
Service Description 

ACT Health offer a falls program which works with individuals and other community organisations to raise awareness on how to prevent falls in older adults.

The Falls and Falls Injury Prevention Program has services for clients aged 65 years and over, and Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islanders aged 55 years and over. Their services include:

  • Prevention and early intervention
  • Providing and developing local community education activities and resources
  • Providing individual advice and information
  • Education programmes for medical and other healthcare staff
  • Stepping On (a community-based education program for clients over 70 years highlighting fall risk factors and prevention strategies)

Please visit the website or contact the Community Health Centre intake line on (02) 5124 9977 for more information.

Referrals 
No referral required

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Program Start Date 
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Program End Date 
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Service Age Criteria 
People aged 65 years and over and Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islanders aged 55 years and over

Features

Toilet facilities available
Disabled Access
Wheelchair accessible Bathroom
Parking available
How to Access 
Eligibility criteria applies, please contact service for more information

Details

Fees and Charges 

This is a free service

Program Location 
City, Belconnen, Gungahlin, Tuggeranong, Dickson, Phillip and Village Creek Community Health Centres

Location

ACT , ACT
Australia
Australian Capital Territory AU