Description of service our Falls Prevention service
The Falls Intervention Service aims to provide primary prevention and reduce injurious falls in the older population.
The Service is aimed at individuals 55 and over who have fallen and are at risk of further falls.
The objectives of the service are to deliver primary prevention advice, assess further falls risks, and provide interventions and to refer on to other services as appropriate.
The Halton Falls Intervention Service provide:
- Multifactorial falls risk assessment either in the home or care settings
- Multifactorial Interventions
- Participate in Falls Awareness events
- Encourage the participation of Older People in Falls education and information programme
- Professional Education and training
All adults aged 55 and over who have had one or more unexplained fall who are resident in the Boroughs of Halton or registered with a General Practitioner in Halton.
How can people access the service?
The Service is accessed through a referral for Health Professionals, Social Services, Voluntary Agencies or Fire/Ambulance Referral and self- referrals.
Please complete our Falls Service Referral Form.
Where is the service offered?
In patients own homes or care setting.
Falls Intervention Halton
Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Runcorn Town Hall
Telephone: 01928 593563
Fax: 01928 593572