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Falls awareness week – June 2013

Falls awareness week will be held from 17 - 21 June and highlights the risk of falls, as well as the simple interventions that can prevent them.

Falls represent a serious problem for older people. Around 30% of over 65s will fall every year, increasing to 50% in those aged over 80. Falls awareness week runs every year in June and local events are held around the country to raise awareness of the risk of falls, as well as the simple interventions that can prevent them. More details are available from Age UK website.