Eye care home hosts falls prevention event

Date: 26 April 2017
Time: 14:00
- 16:00
Location: Hartismere Place, IP23 7DD

Hartismere Place care home in Eye is inviting local people to a free event in which they can find out more about preventing falls among older people. On Wednesday 26th April, from 2pm–4pm, the team at Hartismere Place on Castleton Way is welcoming an expert to give advice on preventing falls. Sam Reid, falls prevention specialist, will be visiting the home to discuss common causes of slips and trips, as well as providing guidance on how to create safer environments for older people. Sam will also deliver activities and exercises to show how to improve balance and reduce the risk of falls. Hartismere Place customer relations manager, Angela Hodge, said: “Here at Hartismere Place, we seek to provide in-depth advice to people in the local community on topics relating to our work. Falls prevention is very important to the team, and to the wellbeing of the residents, as accidental falls can occasionally lead to further health issues. “It is imperative we create a safe environment for older people in the community, and ensure that family and friends have the correct information to prevent accidents, so we are looking forward to welcoming local people to Hartismere Place for what promises to be another interesting and inspiring afternoon of information and guidance.” Hartismere Place is a state-of-the-art care home which provides full time residential, nursing and dementia care, as well as short term respite care. Designed to enable residents to live enjoyable and fulfilling lives, the care home has its very own cinema and hairdressers, and there is plenty of space both indoors and out for relaxation and recreation. The care home also provides flexible day care in the adjacent Hartismere Club. For more information on Hartismere Place, or to book your free place, please call customer relations manager, Angela Hodge, on 01379 888 144 or email angela.hodge@careuk.com For more general information, please go to careuk.com/hartismere-place