Among older people, falls are the leading cause of non-fatal injuries. Falls can have a serious effect on your quality of life and emotional wellbeing. It is known that falls can have large effects on peoples confidence and cause anxiety.
As we age it is natural for our bones to get weaker, this results in falls becoming increasingly dangerous as you are more likely to fracture or break a bone. There are ways you can decrease your risk of falling, this can prevent your likelihood of hospital admission. With the right fall prevention measures, you can largely decrease your risk of injury and live life confidently.