Welcome to Healthy Dudley. This is the new public health website.

Who is falls prevention for?

Dudley Falls Prevention- Standing Together

Dudley Falls Prevention is for anyone concerned about falling. This service is for people who are eighteen or over, live in the Dudley Borough or registered with a Dudley GP.
 
Are you worried about falling or recently had a fall? We can offer advice and services to support your balance and stability.  To help you feel more confident and to live an independent, safe and active life.

 

We support anyone who is:

  • Keen to maintain strength and balance to avoid a fall
  • Feeling a little unsteady on their feet and worried they are going to fall
  • Recovering from a fall and lacking in confidence
  • Falling more often and don’t know why
Support services: 
  • Free 13-week strength and balance exercise programmes for older people.  These sessions take place at the Healthy Hubs
  • Community falls advisors visit you at home and provide tailored advice and support
  • Support from a specialist falls team. The team includes community falls specialist nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and specialist pharmacists.
  • More in-depth support from a consultant led falls clinic

Contact the Falls Prevention Team:

Phone:  01384 814459 to ask for help

Email: fallsspa@dudley.gov.uk

Or ask your GP or nurse to refer you

Dudley Falls Prevention Website

When you call an individual assessment will take place based on your needs and circumstances. A range of different services and interventions will be offered dependent on your needs.