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Falls Prevention

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Falls Prevention

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

An Overview of Falls Prevention

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 Programme 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.

Find Falls Prevention Activities Near You

Use the search below to find local activities near you.

Leicester-Shire & Rutland One You

Mon, 22 Jan 2018

Leicester-Shire & Rutland One You is here to help achieve a healthier you by providing tools and support to make small, easy changes towards a longer, healthier life.

Make your Move

Tue, 06 Nov 2018

The greatest benefits to our physical and mental health comes when we go from doing no physical activity at all to doing just a little bit!

Steady Steps

A rejuvenating exercise programme helping to develop strength and balance.

Your local Physical Activity, Sport & Health Team

Delivering programmes to support you to become more active.

Inspire2tri

Inspire2tri was born from a passion to help people realise personal sporting and fitness achievements, whatever their starting point, goals, ambitions or ‘life’ challenges. We are a NFP Community Interest Company.

Catmose Sports Centre

Catmose Sports Centre is a superb sports and fitness centre set in the grounds of Catmose College.

Partners

  • Harborough LSA
    O&W LSA
    Melton LSA
    Active Leicester
    Active Rutland
  • Safeguarding
    NWL LSA
    Blaby LSA
    Leicestershire County Council
    Sport England
  • Active Partnerships
    H&B LSA
    Equality Standard
    Charnwood LSA

Partners

  • O&W LSA
    Charnwood LSA
  • Sport England
    Blaby LSA
  • Active Leicester
    Safeguarding
  • Leicestershire County Council
    Active Rutland
  • Equality Standard
    Active Partnerships
  • H&B LSA
    Melton LSA
  • NWL LSA
    Harborough LSA