Tag Archives: falls

First aid focus: falls

First aid focus: falls

Anyone can have a fall, but older people may be more at risk. If you do have a fall, it’s important to know what to do. If you have a fall and you are unhurt: Try to stay calm and take some time to br ...
Bathe easy. Stay safe.

Bathe easy. Stay safe.

According to the ONS (Office of National Statistics) approximately one in three people over the age of 65 experienced a fall last year necessitating some form of medical attention. And the older we be ...
Time to stand up to misconceptions about falls

Time to stand up to misconceptions about falls

There is a plethora of misconceptions about falls out there – from level of risk to potential for prevention. However, what is crystal clear is the scale of the falls challenge and the urgency in tack ...