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REDHS to host info day on falls prevention

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April 17, 2018

IT IS Falls Prevention Day tomorrow at REDHS.

IT IS Falls Prevention Day tomorrow at REDHS.

The health service is holding a free information day for those who have fallen, have a fear of falling or know someone who is in this category.

REDHS’s dietitian, podiatrist, health promotion officer, exercise physiologist and physiotherapist will all be on hand to provide information on the effects that nutrition and hydration have on the incidence of falls and the benefits of exercise.

They will also be conducting wheelie frame safety checks.

The day begins at 10.30am in the function room.

The cafe will also be highlighting healthy food options, with a 50 per cent discount on all food and drink purchases on the day.

■10.30am – 11am: nutrition tips with Katherine Watson and Crystie Ballard

■11.30am – 12pm: wheelie frame checks

■1pm – 1.30pm: exercise tips by Ash Watson

Healthy recipes will be available to try at home.

For further information contact REDHS falls prevention officer Helen Lavery on 5484 4430 or

[email protected]

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