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Falls Prevention

14 Aug | 2015

Falls Prevention

http://www.hqsc.govt.nz/our-programmes/reducing-harm-from-falls/publicat...

Falls is a big issue at present with ACC running seminars and HQSC also holding seminars on community falls prevention. This is brand new resource which is very good.

ACC advice that falls accounts for 40% of all ACC claims, people over 80 have a 50% chance of having a fall each year and 33% of all people who have fallen and had a fracture of some kind end up in residential care.