This is a specialist service to reduce the volume and severity of injuries among elderly people as a result of falls.
Community falls prevention is provided in Central and West Birmingham. In South Birmingham locality, falls prevention is provided as part of Assessment and Treatment Services at Moseley Hall Hospital.
Who is it for?
The service is available for elderly residents of Birmingham who have fallen or are fearful that they may be at risk of falling.
Who provides it?
For patients with a HoB GP a comprehensive assessment is carried out by a team of nurses who may refer for medical, physiotherapy and occupational therapy assessment and treatment as needed. In South Birmingham, falls prevention is provided as part of the Assessment and Treatment Services at Moseley Hall Hospital.
Professionals may refer patients for falls prevention by completing the appropriate referral form below depending on the locality of the individual's GP