Falls are a major threat to individulas in the 65 and older age group. Approximately 1 in 10 falls will result in a serious injury and hospitilization. Many require long term care support and a few never return home.
Falls are easily preventable through an effective falls prevention program. Effective falls intervention can include exercise alone or a combination or exercise with other risk reduction approaches approved by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care.
Home physiotherapy offers indivualized fall prevention programs.