This booklet has something for all older people living in the community. It can help you, or someone you care for, and can assist you to plan for the future. Even if you do not experience falls now, preventing them is one of the most important things you can do to maintain your independence as you get older.

  • Personal Risk Factors
  • Environmental Risk Factors – your surroundings, inside and outside the home.
  • What to do if you fall
  • How to minimise injury from a fall
  • Making a plan to get help if you fall and how to get yourself and others up from the floor.

Download a copy of Don’t Fall for It! Falls Can Be Prevented in English and in other languages (Polish, Chinese, German, Greek, Italian) – please click here .