Don't fall for it

Summary, contacts, notes and plans

Page last updated: 06 May 2011

The main messages

  1. Healthy ageing involves physical activity, healthy eating and a little sunshine.
  2. Keep actively involved with hfreinds, family and the community. The more you do, the more you can do.
  3. Be sensible, and recognise your limitations. Do things safely and don't be too proud to ask for help.
  4. Manage your health problems and medicines well. Speak to your doctor about how you can do this together.
  5. Make your home and its surroundings as safe as possible.
  6. Have a plan of how to get help in an emergency.
  7. Take steps to minimise any harm done in the event of a fall.

Don't fall for it, falls can be prevented!