Stepping On

Stepping On is an exciting, friendly and FREE community program run in a number of locations through our health district. The program will teach you how to reduce your risk of falling and maximise your independence and ability to do everyday activities.

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Any one who is: 
•    65 years and older
•    Living at home 
•    Able to walk independently or with a walking stick
•    Fearful of falling or has fallen recently 
•    Able to participate in a group 

•    Home hazard awareness
•    Moving safely in the community
•    Safe footwear
•    Nutrition and bone health
•    Vision 
•    Medication management 
•    Leg strength and balance exercises 
•    Getting up after a fall.

•    1 in 3 people aged 65 years and over fall each year
•    Falls are the leading cause of hospital admissions for older people
•    Falls can reduce mobility and independence
•    Remaining active can prevent you from falling.

Email: SESLHD-steppingon@health.nsw.gov.au  
Phone number: 1800 823 002
Fax number:  9540 8292