Falls are a significant problem, for individuals, families and our health system. To support greater action on falls prevention the ANZFPS is launching a joint campaign with the Centre of Research Excellence in the Prevention of Falls Injuries and the NSW Fall Prevention and Healthy Ageing Network.
download “Falls cost everyone” flyer here
ANZFPS Report: “The rising cost of falls; why investing in prevention can’t wait”
Download the report here
Policy to support falls prevention
Falls are everybody’s business. A fall can happen to anyone. And the consequences can be devastating. As health professionals and health policy experts, we believe more needs to be done to reduce the risk of falls.
Why it matters: for patients
Falls can be life changing for the individual and their family. The following case studies illustrate this: