Healthy ageing and falls prevention
Linking patients with programs that support clients to keep healthy, active, independent with improved mobility is particularly important for older people. Research shows that any exercise, at any age, can help improve health and well-being.
Stepping on is an exciting, friendly and free community program designed to help reduce the risk of falling and improve the mobility of individuals aged 65 years and over, or 45 years and over for Aboriginal, who are scared of falling or who have recently fallen.
Healthy and Active for life online (HALO) is a free 10 week online program for Indigenous (45 years and older) and non-Indigenous adults (65 years and older) living in NSW. Individuals will gain information on healthy lifestyles and exercises that can be completed from home.
The Get Healthy Service is a free and confidential phone-based service supporting clients of all ages to make healthy lifestyle changes.