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How to prevent slips and trips – Buchanan Court hosts free advice event

February 15th 2019


Buchanan Court is inviting local people to a free event where they can find out more about preventing falls among older people.

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On Thursday 21st February, from 2pm-4pm, Buchanan Court is welcoming experts to give advice to the community at a free talk.

Buchanan Court’s physiotherapist, Stacy Newman, and Elaine Ferguson, from Fortuna Mobility, will be discussing common causes of slips and trips, as well as providing expert guidance on how to create safer environments for older people. They will also provide practical tips for maintaining independence and reducing balance problems.

After the event there will be a Q&A session, and those who attend will also have the opportunity to meet the team at Buchanan Court and take a closer look at the care home.

Ruth Halls, home manager at Buchanan Court, said: “Here at Buchanan Court, we seek to provide in-depth advice to people in the local community on topics relating to our work. To prevent health issues that occasionally occur from accidental falls, it is very important to the team and to the wellbeing of the residents that we provide essential information on fall prevention.

“It is imperative that we create a safe environment for older people in the community, and ensure that family and friends have the correct information to prevent accidents. We are looking forward to welcoming local people to Buchanan Court for what promises to be another interesting and inspiring afternoon of information and guidance.”

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At Harrow’s luxurious Buchanan Court, we have everything your loved one needs to enjoy an enriching and engaging lifestyle. With beautifully decorated en-suite rooms - our ground floor rooms even open directly onto the landscaped gardens, Buchanan Court offers a caring, compassionate home for your loved one. Just a short walk from Sudbury Hill underground station on the Piccadilly line, as well as close to main bus routes, the home is perfectly situated too. Residents can enjoy the welcoming café, hair and beauty salon, have a drink in the home’s own pub, or watch their favourite film in our on-site cinema. Activities and entertainment are a key element of life here at Buchanan Court, and your loved one can join in with any activities they wish, from gardening and quizzes to baking, or even helping around the home. The home has a stunning garden space, including gazebo, water feature and greenhouse that residents enjoy both helping to maintain as well as relax in with loved ones. Supporting your family member through the transition into care, the experienced team at Buchanan Court design a tailored care plan for each resident.

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