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Falls Prevention

Falls Prevention Programmes provide an opportunity for individuals to increase their strength and balance and thus reduce their falls risk.

An Overview of Falls Prevention

Are you 65? Do you feel a little unsteady on your feet and / or have concerns about balance and mobility? Would you like to improve your balance?

Doing regular strength exercises and balance exercises can improve your strength and balance, and reduce your risk of having a fall. It's important that a strength and balance training programme is tailored to the individual and monitored by an appropriately trained professional.

The local Steady Steps Programme offers a 24 week programme is tailored to those who have previously fallen or worry about falling and is designed to help improve balance and stability. Delivered by Level 4 specialised Postural Stability Instructors, the class is tailored to each individual's abilities and will progress in difficulty throughout the programme. See below for more information.

Or ask your GP about training programmes in your area.

Involvement

Falls Prevention Programmes offer 24 week exercise sessions comprising of tailored seated and standing exercise including; balance & endurance, dynamic balance, floor exercised (if appropriate), strength exercises using bands/balls/light weights and techniques for getting down and up from the floor.

Sessions are currently taking place across Leicestershire - please visit www.lrsport.org/fallsprevention for more information.

Or ask your GP about training programmes in your area.

Find Falls Prevention Clubs/Groups Near You

Use the search below to find local organisations near you.

Easterhouse Community Sport Hub

Our hub aims to serve local people in and around the Easterhouse area of Glasgow. We want to improve the health and wellbeing of local people by getting more people active.

Good Move

Good Move recognises that being physically active is one of the single most important things you can do for our health, which is why we focus our efforts on enabling the inactive become active.

Vitality Step In Circuit

People with medical conditions can have fun getting active with the support of our specially trained Vitality instructors.

Vitality Step Up Circuit

People with medical conditions can have fun getting active with the support of our specially trained Vitality instructors.

Vitality Strength and Balance Circuit

People with medical conditions can have fun getting active with the support of our specially trained Vitality instructors.

Vitality Strength and Balance Class

People with medical conditions can have fun getting active with the support of our specially trained Vitality instructors.

Strong & Steady Exercise Classes

Strong and Steady Exercise Classes are aimed at helping people who have fallen or are at risk of falling to improve muscle strength, balance and confidence
Good Move

Good Move

Good Move recognises that being physically active is one of the single most important things you can do for our health, which is why we focus our efforts on enabling the inactive become active.

Tai Chi Glasgow South

Tai Chi Glasgow South

Tai Chi classes in Glasgow Southside, Tai Chi tuition in Cheng Man-ching form, Push Hands and Sword.

YoGlasgow!

YoGlasgow!

Community Interest Company delivering Community yoga (chair and mat-based) in Easterhouse, Barmulloch, Springburn, Baillieston, Possil and Coatbridge. Working in partnership with health centres.

Live Active

Live Active

Get the most out of life! With the help of our specialist advisors we'll give you the support you need to get active.

Vitality Strength & Balance Class Level 1

Vitality Strength & Balance Class Level 1

People with medical conditions can have fun getting active with the support of our specially trained Vitality instructors.

Live Active

Live Active

Get the most out of life! With the help of our specialist advisors we'll give you the support you need to get active.

Vitality Strength & Balance Circuit

Vitality Strength & Balance Circuit

People with medical conditions can have fun getting active with the support of our specially trained Vitality instructors.

Vitality Strength & Balance Class Level 1

Vitality Strength & Balance Class Level 1

People with medical conditions can have fun getting active with the support of our specially trained Vitality instructors.

Vitality Strength & Balance Circuit

Vitality Strength & Balance Circuit

People with medical conditions can have fun getting active with the support of our specially trained Vitality instructors.

Weekly Tai Chi drop in Class at Govan Men’s Shed (all welcome- not just the blokes!)

Weekly Tai Chi drop in Class at Govan Men’s Shed (all welcome- not just the blokes!)

Gentle exercise and relaxation for health and wellbeing. Offering a mixture of Tai Chi and Chi Gong (Qigong) suitable for beginners and all levels of experience.

Vitality Strength & Balance Class

Vitality Strength & Balance Class

People with medical conditions can have fun getting active with the support of our specially trained Vitality instructors.

Vitality Strength & Balance Class Level 1

Vitality Strength & Balance Class Level 1

People with medical conditions can have fun getting active with the support of our specially trained Vitality instructors.

Vitality Strength & Balance Class

Vitality Strength & Balance Class

People with medical conditions can have fun getting active with the support of our specially trained Vitality instructors.

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