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‘Falls are the number one reason older people are taken into A&E’: Preventing falls when your client needs to stand*

According to Public Health England, falls are the most common cause of death from injury in the over 65’s and cost the NHS over £2billion and over 4 million bed days per year. Falls are the number one factor for a person losing independence and going into long term care and the risk of falling is dramatically increased by the effect of ageing – frailty, medication and multiple illnesses.

The Handicare team are 'Dementia Friends'!

A staggering 1 in 14 people aged over 65 will develop dementia and according to the NHS someone will develop dementia every 3 minutes.

The Dementia Friends initiative helped develop our teams awareness of the disease and how we think, act and talk about dementia when meeting someone living with dementia during a joint assessment, or in our every day lives.

A future vision

Handicare MHBS & guest speakers share their future vision of enablement and integrated working...