From: Monday 12 August 2019
Phone: 01243 521041
WellBalanced Workshops: Reduce your risk of falling
Stumbles and falls don’t have to be part of getting older. You might think feeling unsteady on your feet is something that comes with getting older, but it doesn’t have to be that way. If you’re aged 65 or over and worried about having a fall or losing your balance, then our WellBalanced workshop could be for you.
Our WellBalanced workshop aims to teach people how to reduce their risk of falling, identifying hazards that cause falls, how to avoid them and what you should do if you have a fall. The workshop is an interactive group session that encourages discussion and lasts for around two and a half to three hours. At the end you’ll be offered access to a range of gentle exercise programmes led by instructors qualified in falls prevention.
These free workshops are run by Chichester Wellbeing and are held in local, accessible venues around Chichester, Selsey and Midhurst. There may be charges for follow-on exercise sessions, but this will vary depending on the class you choose to attend.
‘Very pleased with the course overall, it was presented in a friendly and calm manner. I have gained so much more confidence, with walking in particular, since coming on this workshop. I would recommend to others as I have found it very beneficial.’
Anon 11 December 2017
To find out more or book a place, please contact Chichester Wellbeing on 01243 521041 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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