Download the Slips, Trips and Falls booklet
which gives good advice on avoiding falls and staying healthy.
HPAS does jobs like fixing loose carpets and fitting handrails that help to prevent falls and keep you living independently. Work is carried out by reliable and trusted trades people from the Trading Standards’ approved trader scheme.
Sensors and monitors that can detect if you have had a fall and help to raise an alarm.
Advice and information on equipment and making sure your home is safe to move around.
Make sure you receive all the benefits you are entitled to to help keep your house warm and safe.
Other useful contacts
Age UK provides useful information about making living at home easier and safer.
The Notts50+ website provides local information and contacts on many areas including accident prevention, mobility aids and living independently at home.
National Osteoporosis Society - information on keeping your bones strong.
NHS Choices information on falls
Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents working to prevent accidents at work, at leisure, on the road, in the home and through safety education.