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:Age UK Carlisle Together with Cumbria County Council  have launched a new fall prevention campaign ‘Get Up and Go’ to promote simple steps that can be taken to avoid falls and raise awareness of the types of exercise people should be taking to prevent a fall.

Sara Bradley is our new Community Falls Prevention worker, who will be visiting community groups and events around Carlisle and Eden to promote falls awareness.

If you would like Sara to visit your community or become a ‘Falls Champion’ please contact her on  Carlisle 01228 536673 or e mail her at admin@ageukcarlisleandeden.org.uk

Prevention Is better than a cure 

By carrying talks to groups, we are able to highlight possible hazardous areas within the home and in turn make minor alterations where necessary.

click on the link for  help with exercises

 https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/exercise/free-fitness-ideas/

The service is available to anyone over the age of 60 in Carlisle and Eden surrounding areas. If you are in any doubt about the availability of the service near you then please contact us. 

  • anyyone who feels an older person is at risk of falling or who has fallen can contact us, for example health & social care agencies, voluntary organisations, carers, relatives, friends or neighbours. And of course you can contact us yourself.