The NoFalls 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'.  

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Program Information

Who is it for?

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

How much time will it take?

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

Where & When is it held?

Sebastopol: 260 Vickers Street

Tues  11.00 - 12.00 noon

Wed  2.00 - 3.00pm

 

Smythesdale: 

Tues 11.00 - 12.00 noon
 

Cost?

$5.00 per session / 12 visit pass $50

Who provides it?

Exercise Physiologist, Fitness Instructor, Podiatrist, Dietitian.

How do I get into the program?

 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.