The West Essex Falls Prevention team is made up of therapists, therapy assistants, a pharmacist and an administrator.
For individuals experiencing falls, or at risk of falling, there are a number of services on offer including:
- a home visit to assess risks of falling and the need for any aids such as grab rails;
- an exercise programme to improve your strength, fitness and balance;
- a medication review;
- provision of equipment and walking aids;
- group exercises for balance training.
Where service is based
Majority of service delivery occurs in the patients own home. Some service provision is undertaken in residential and nursing homes.
Hours of operation
Monday – Friday 09.00 – 17.00
How to contact service
Contact the Single Point of Access team direct on 01279 827524 who can refer you to the Falls Prevention Service.
How to access the service
Please ask for a referral from your GP or other health care professional.