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Falls Prevention

What is Falls Prevention?

Falls Prevention Programmes provide an opportunity for individuals to increase their strength and balance and thus reduce their falls risk.

Are you 65? Do you feel a little unsteady on your feet and / or have concerns about balance and mobility? Would you like to improve your balance?

Doing regular strength exercises and balance exercises can improve your strength and balance, and reduce your risk of having a fall. It's important that a strength and balance training programme is tailored to the individual and monitored by an appropriately trained professional.

The local Steady Steps Programmes offers a 24 week programme is tailored to those who have previously fallen or worry about falling and is designed to help improve balance and stability. Delivered by Level 4 specialised Postural Stability Instructors, the class is tailored to each individual's abilities and will progress in difficulty throughout the programme. See below for more information.

Or ask your GP about training programmes in your area.

Local Programmes

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Steady Steps

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  • Oadby & Wigston Borough Council
    Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
    East Midlands Platform
    Rutland County Council
  • North West Leicestershire District Council
    Charnwood Borough Council
    Age UK L&R
    Sport England
    Leicester City Council
  • Melton Borough Council
    Blaby District Council
    Equality Standard
    County Sport Network
  • British Heart Foundation
    Harborough District Council
    Loughborough University
    Leicestershire County Council


  • Leicestershire County Council
  • Equality Standard
    British Heart Foundation
  • East Midlands Platform
    County Sport Network
  • Loughborough University
    Charnwood Borough Council
  • Harborough District Council
  • Leicester City Council
    Sport England
  • Blaby District Council
    Age UK L&R
  • Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
    Oadby & Wigston Borough Council
  • Rutland County Council
    North West Leicestershire District Council
  • Melton Borough Council