Steady On - Falls Prevention

Referral Programme
Henry has taken part in the Falls Prevention Programme at East End Pool in Byker The sessions are delivered by Rosie and Julie who are part of the Active Health team and are qualified postural stability instructors

Henry aged 78

Henry who was widowed 8 months before joining the programme was isolated and lonely. He attended every week never missing a session and even came early to help set up Results - All baseline measures improved: Timed sit to stand Timed stand up and go 3 stage balance test

Moving forward

On completion of the programme Henry was referred to the Active Health gym sessions twice weekly. He also now takes part in weekly walks starting from East End Pool. He attends the walking group every week and has made new friends