Falls are by far the leading cause of unintentional home injury and death. The risk of falling increases with age. One in three older people fall every year and two-thirds of them fall again within six months. Older people are most likely to suffer serious injuries, disability, psychological consequences and death following a fall. Sixty percent of elderly falls occur in the home.  It is important […]

9th August 2011: Preventing Falls in the Home

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