If you are worried about falling or about someone you know who may fall take a look at these information videos. In these uncertain times where ambulances have to prioritise their calls these video’s demonstrate what you can do to help yourself or others who may fall.
Upwards and Onwards
Hear from people who’ve been through it themselves about how to get up after a fall, and what to do if you’re hurt or can’t get up. You can watch the full 20-minute film, or chose an excerpt.
Excerpt 1: How to get up
Excerpt 2: If you can’t get up
Excerpt 3: Every fall is different
Excerpt 4: Prevention
What to do if someone falls
Hear from people who’ve been through it themselves about what to do if you’re helping someone who has fallen.
Click here for a leaflet about helping someone who has fallen.
Visit the Telecare Self-Check online tool to find out about the community alarm service in your area. This easy to use online tool allows you to find helpful information on telecare services that could help you live independently at home for longer.