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Personal Safety Project - Falls Prevention

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The aim of the Personal Safety Project is to help older people who have fallen, or are at risk of falling, by identifying and helping to reduce risks and hazards; and to promote independence in  the home.  We:

- Assess and identify risks that may exist.

- Advise on simple everyday safety precautions.

- Arrange for stair rails, grab handles and other aids to be supplied and fitted free of charge.

- make referrals to other healthcare professionals if the need arises.

Following referral and initial risk assessment the project will provide ongoing support for up to six weeks to monitor the risk of further falls.

Address:
81 Brigstock Road, Thornton Heath, Surrey, CR7 7JH
Umbrella org:
Age UK Croydon
Area serviced:
L B Croydon
Contact name:
Bill Maclean
Job title:
Personal Safety Adviser
Telephone:
020 8683 7105
Website:
Opening times:
Mon-Fri 9.30am - 4.30pm
Waiting times:
approx 2-3 weeks for appointments
Who is it for:
Older people (50+) who live and have a GP in the borough of Croydon
How to apply:
by telephone or email to contacts shown
Sector:
Voluntary

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