Free Therapy Resources To Stay Safe and Independent At Home (Prevent Falls)

Free Therapy Resources To Stay Safe and Independent At Home (Prevent Falls)

Thank you for requesting our free resources.

These resources have been compiled to help people prevent a fall at home so that you can be safe and independent for life.

Falls are a major health issue in the community with around 30% of adults over 65 experiencing at least one fall per year. 

The most common injury from a fall is a fracture of the hip (38%) followed by a brain injury (20%).

Falls the cause of 75% of injury hospitalisations for older people

We’ve found that nearly 1/3rd of all older Australian’s experience some form of limitation and or risk associated with their home design.

OTBrisbane Clinical Observation and comparison of national and international data sets

Here’s a short video of thanks

TIP: Bookmark this resource page so that you can come back to it as it is updated

Click The Link Below For The Relevant Resource

Blog Articles You Might Be Interested In

  • How can an Occupational Therapist help you with stay safe and independent at home? ( Simple changes can mean a big change in your risk for a fall) Read More Here
  • Retired? Heres’s How You Can Improve Your Brain Speed ( It’s Possible)!. CLICK HERE to read more.
  • Grab Rails Vs Suction Bars ( What to Watch Out For): There’s a lot of grab rails on the market, but do they do the same thing? Importantly, are they safe and reliable?  Click Here to Learn More
  • How Seniors Can Stay In Their Homes For Longer: Seniors who are “ageing-in-place” are also reaching out and taking advantage of resources available like age care therapy, and making the home modifications necessary to keep their homes safe.
  • Healthy Ageing and Disability Equipment and Design Solutions For Life: Observing “Bill” the other day with his walker I noted it’s far too short. It didn’t help him. It affected his posture by promoting a stopped position- it was ageing him quicker. What can we do better to promote better and healthier ageing?  Click Here To Read More

Scroll to Top