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Our falls service works in the community to support people at risk of falls by helping them to maintain active, independent lives.
We provide assessment, advice and exercise to older people who are at risk of falling to avoid fall related injuries, unnecessary hospital admissions and premature transfer to long-term care.
Read our patient information leaflet here.
Phone: 0300 555 8889 - option 2
Any health or social care professional can refer into the service including the client themselves or someone acting on behalf of the client.
Phone: 020 8102 5494
Medically unstable, acute uncontrolled mental health issues or problems, preventing engagement in therapy, newly diagnose/active neurological conditions including strokes. A patient with Parkinson's disease to be referred to our specialist Parkinson's Unit.
For patients whose main issue is falls or risk of falling, are medically well enough to participate in a rehabilitation programme, understand the role of the tri-borough falls prevention service and have consented to a referral.
Those whose main falls risk factors are related to alcohol or substance misuse, patients who are unable or unwilling to engage with a rehabilitation programme, those whose main therapeutic need is around mobility and day-to-day function.
Home response visits are offered in the first instance from a specialist physiotherapist who undertakes a falls risk assessment and will give help and advice including a personalised home exercise programme.
Patients are seen in their place of residence between 9.00am - 16.00pm.