Falls Prevention SA

The ‘Falls Prevention in SA’ website provides a one-stop-shop of falls prevention and management information for members of the public, health professionals, General Practitioners, and carers.

Originally developed with the assistance of SA Health, this website is supported by Central Adelaide and Hills Medicare Local from 1st July 2014.

Healthy Ageing for You

Information to help you identify if you are at risk of having a slip, trip or stumble including a self-assessment which you can print and take to your doctor or other health professional. It also provides detailed information on what you can do to help reduce your risk of falling. Details on what services can help you and where to find help is outlined, including a listing of health professionals and the services they provide.


Phone 1300 0 FALLS (1300 032 557) to speak with the Falls Prevention Team (SA residents).

Falls Prevention SA

The ‘Falls Prevention in SA’ website provides a one-stop-shop of falls prevention and management information for members of the public, health professionals, General Practitioners, and carers.

Originally developed with the assistance of SA Health, this website is supported by Central Adelaide and Hills Medicare Local from 1st July 2014.

Community

A range of information is available to health professionals who have a client or patient who they think is at risk of sustaining a fall, or who has previously fallen, including an assessment/ screening and referral care pathway which outlines the steps health professionals should go through when assessing a client’s risk of falling.

Falls Prevention SA

The ‘Falls Prevention in SA’ website provides a one-stop-shop of falls prevention and management information for members of the public, health professionals, General Practitioners, and carers.

Originally developed with the assistance of SA Health, this website is supported by Central Adelaide and Hills Medicare Local from 1st July 2014.

General Practice

The Care Pathway Flow Chart will help GPs identify and then care for patients who are at risk of falls. By using the flow chart you will be able to assess, screen and guide your patients through steps to help prevent falls by reducing their risk of falling.

Falls Prevention SA

The ‘Falls Prevention in SA’ website provides a one-stop-shop of falls prevention and management information for members of the public, health professionals, General Practitioners, and carers.

Originally developed with the assistance of SA Health, this website is supported by Central Adelaide and Hills Medicare Local from 1st July 2014.

Residential Aged Care

Information specific to those involved in RAC, including the Falls E-Learning Package; Screening/ assessment/ referral tools; information on reducing falls risks in residents; and successfully engaging older people.

Falls Prevention SA

The ‘Falls Prevention in SA’ website provides a one-stop-shop of falls prevention and management information for members of the public, health professionals, General Practitioners, and carers.

Originally developed with the assistance of SA Health, this website is supported by Central Adelaide and Hills Medicare Local from 1st July 2014.

Professional Development

This section includes a range of falls prevention information and resources, including Upcoming and Previous Workshops and Seminars; current research; educational resources; National and State plans and guidelines; information on South Australian Falls Networks, and Falls Prevention Newsletters.

Falls Prevention SA

The ‘Falls Prevention in SA’ website provides a one-stop-shop of falls prevention and management information for members of the public, health professionals, General Practitioners, and carers.

Originally developed with the assistance of SA Health, this website is supported by Central Adelaide and Hills Medicare Local from 1st July 2014.

Hospitals

This section contains information specific to falls prevention in hospitals, including the Falls E-Learning Package; policies and guidelines; screening and assessment tools; reducing risk of falls and harm; and successfully engaging patients and carers.