The No Falls Program is a 12 week course for preventing or reducing the risk of falls, achieved through exercises to improve muscle strength, balance and increased mobility.
The course also involves education sessions on topics related to falls prevention such as foot care, medications, nutrition and home hazard assessments.
An ongoing maintenance program is also available for those clients who have completed the 'No Falls 12 Week Program'.
People who have had recent falls or who are at high risk of falling. Caters for people who require the use of a gait aid such as a stick or walking frame
A 12 week course for preventing or reducing the risk of falls in the elderly achieved through exercises to improve strength, balance and functional mobility.
The course also involves education sessions on topics related to falls prevention such as footwear, continence, medications and diet.
Monday: 2:00 pm-3:00 pm
Wednesday: 11:00 am-12:00 pm
Monday: 11:00 am-12:00 pm
Wednesday: 2:00 pm-3:00 pm
One hour supervised exercise session each week for 12 weeks.
Some weeks include a 30 minute presentation from a health professional on a topic related to falls prevention.
Exercise Physiologist, Fitness Instructor, Podiatrist, Dietitian, Continence Nurse.
A free physical assessment is required for new clients prior to commencement of the program. Phone Ballarat Community Health on 5338 4590 to speak to Intake staff.
Sebastopol: 260 Vickers Street
Mon 11.00 - 12.00 noon
Wed 2.00 - 3.00pm
Lucas: 12 Lilburne Street
Mon 2pm - 3pm
Wed 11am - 12pm
Tues 11.00 - 12.00 noon
$6.00 per session / 12 visit pass $60