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Don't fall for it. Falls can be prevented! : a guide to preventing falls in older people

Author: Australia. Dept. of Health and Ageing,
Type: Book
Year: 2004


This booklet talks about personal and environmental factors and gives some ideas on how to reduce these risks and suggestions about where to go for help. It also discusses the benefits of having an emergency plan and things you can do to minimise the harm done to your body if you have a fall. Useful guide for older people and their carers.

Further Details

Pages: 32
Publish Location: Canberra
Publisher: Dept. of Health and Ageing
Accession Number: 28.09.05
Keywords: carer, mobility, older, safety, Australia
Reads: 314