Falls Prevention

Therapy News: Home Modifications Can Help Older Australians Age In Place But There Are Challenges

Elderly Australians wanting home care (including home modifications) are likely to wait longer. From 2017 to 2018 the number of senior Australians on the waiting list for home care assistance and modifications increased by almost 40 per cent. According to figures released by the Department of Health not only did people wait fr services, they …

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Occupational Therapy Can Reduce Hospital Fall Rates

Occupational Therapy Can Reduce Hospital Fall Rates The United Kingdom’s National Health Service (NHS) believes that occupational therapy can reduce the number of falls patients suffer while in the hospital or treatment facility. The NHS reported that the cost of treating a patient after a fall is £2,600 (over $4,400AUD), and that in-hospital patient falls …

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8 Simple Safety Checks To Reduce Your Client’s Falls Risks In The Home

A Free Online Training Event For In Home Care Workers and Key Care Personnel: How You Can Reduce Your Client’s Falls Risks In The Home Click here to register for the FREE Webinar. As a carer you work closely with your clients be it walking, moving from sitting to standing or in and out of …

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