There are many definitions for falls. Within most definitions will be an idea that a falling is considered unintentional and it is neither explained either by medical causes such as blood pressure or a stroke, nor caused by an overwhelming external force. A simple and widely accepted version often used in used in research defines a fall as “An unexpected event in which the participant comes to rest on the ground, floor or lower level”.
Falls can be complex in nature and often multiple factors can contribute to someone falling and because of this there is often no single treatment or strategy that can prevent someone falling and we often have to try and reduce the risk of a fall occuring. In this new course by Chris Tuckett, who is a falls practitioner, find out how you can reduce the risk of somoene falling through fun and engaging exercise.