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Falls Prevention Case Studies 

On this page, you'll find out about some of the great work going on in communities to reduce the number of falls among older people. Get ideas, inspiration and contacts details to help support you in your work.

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Falls Prevention Case Studies

  • Staying on your feet (eng)

    Staying on your feet - Falls Prevention: Best practice guide for care homes in Wales

    Collection of good practice in care homes produced by My Home Life Cymru and the Centre for Ageing and Dementia Research


  • AWS: Elderfit (eng)

    Ann: Elderfit

    Ann takes part in classes organised by Elderfit, which focus on strength and balance to reduce the risk of falling.


  • AWS: Carole & Sheila (eng)

    Carole & Sheila: Tai Chi

    Carole and Sheila are friends who take part in local Tai Chi classes run by Age Cymru.


  • AWS: Emma (eng)

    Emma: Dementia Go

    Emma Quaeck is the Dementia GO Project Manager, a physical activity and support scheme for people living with dementia and carers. She is also a Dementia Friends Champion and Chairperson of Porthmadog Dementia Friendly Communities.


  • AWS: Moorland Community Centre (eng)

    Jeanette, Linette & Ray: Moorland Community Centre

    Jeanette, Linette and Ray volunteer at Moorland Community Centre in Splott, which puts on a range of services and activities for older people.


  • Cardiff & Vale UHB: Otago classes - video (eng)

    The voices of older people whose lives have improved after taking part in strength and balance classes run by Cardiff & Vale University Health Board.

  • Elderfit - video (eng)

    The benefits of falls prevention classes from a group run by Community Interest Company Elderfit. Video by Red Café.