Staying Active and On your Feet
The Staying Active and on your Feet guide is a falls prevention resource that provides information and ideas on ways to reduce your risk of falling.
Download a copy:
Staying Active and on your Feet
Falls Prevention Fact Sheets
The NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service provides a range of falls prevention fact sheets. Many have been developed by Northern Sydney and Central Coast Local Health Districts as part of a local Stay On Your Feet Campaign.
The fact sheets cover a wide range of falls prevention topics such as physical activity, home safety, safer shoes and balance.
Fact sheets are also available in many community languages such as Chinese, Korean, Farsi, Italian and more.
Visit falls prevention at the Multicultural Health Communication Service:
MHCS: Falls Prevention Resources.
Falls Prevention Information
for Patients and Consumers
The Clinical Excellence Commission (NSW Health) has information for patients and consumers for download.
- Falls Prevention - In hospital
- Foot care and safe footwear
- Bone health
- Healthy eating
- Strength and balance exercises
- Home safety
- In Public Places
- Home exercises
- How to get up if you have a fall
- How to fall-proof your home
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Falls Prevention Resources
The following resources are available for download and use to help prevent falls:
Choose the Right Shoes (Brochure)
A DL (3 panel) brochure with simple hints for choosing safe shoes to help prevent a fall. There are also tips on foot care and shoe shopping.
Choose the Right Shoes
Preventing a Fall in Hospital - Adults (Brochure)
Preventing a Fall in Hospital - Family (Brochure)
A DL (3 panel) brochure with simple hints for parents and family to help prevent kids falling while in hospital.
Preventing a Fall in Hospital (Family)
Non-Slip Socks (Brochure)
A DL (3 fold) brochure with information for patients and carers about safe footwear and non-slip socks.
A flyer designed to place on fridges to remind older people about preventing falls. It has 11 top tips for making the home environment safer for older people.
Prevent a Fall
A handy bookmark with 7 key tips for enhancing the safety of an older adult to prevent falls.
Don't Fall for It (Bookmark)
Community Service Providers
- Falls Prevention Orientation
This presentation, prepared by the NSLHD Falls Prevention Policy Officer, can be used by community service providers who work with older people in the community. It covers facts on falls, risk factors and ways to prevent falls. The falls prevention resources available from Northern Sydney Local Health District are also presented.
Community Falls Prevention - Orientation