Register your interest in Falls Prevention Training Program: ‘Stepping On’

The Falls Prevention Unit of the Department of Health, Western Sydney Local Health District has offered   a   ‘Stepping On’   Training Program. This is a free 7 week program supported by NSW Health for seniors over 65 yrs. to improve their confidence to keep living independently and not have a fall and injury and become dependent on others. The training will be for 2 hours on a set day each week for 7 weeks. They have advised advised that they need around a minimum of 15 participants   to run the program.
The training will cover :  
  • information and practice for balance and strength,
  • Gentle exercices for balance and strength
  • Raise awareness about nutrition for stronger bones
  • Information on medication management
  • Information on safe footwear
  • guide on how to reduce home hazards

If there is sufficient interest, it is proposed to commence the training in July on a weekday in a venue at Pennant Hills.

Hoping that one will be able to gain benefit from this evidence based worthwhile program.
Please contact Shantha Viswanathan on 0422 082 608 if you would be interested in participating in this program.

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