Aged, Health and Disability

Staying Healthy Tips

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Falls Prevention for Older People

Falls are a major cause of injury for older people. They are the leading cause of injury-related hospital admissions in people aged 65 years and over.

Web link  http://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/bhcv2/bhcarticles.nsf/pages/Falls_prevention_for_older_people

Staying Healthy in Heatwaves

The Department of Health Victoria has produced a brochure on how individuals can take care of themselves and look out for family, friends and neighbours who may need help coping with the heat.

Web link  http://www.health.vic.gov.au/environment/heatwaves-healthy-heat-brochure.htm