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Popular falls prevention advice event returns to Weald Heights

January 9th 2018

Weald Heighs is inviting local people to a free event in which they can find out more about preventing falls among older people.

On Thursday 25th January, from 2pm-4pm, the team at Weald Heights is welcoming an expert to give advice on preventing falls.

Jane Cast and Elissa Benson, both specialist neuro physiotherapists at Neuro Rehabilitation Kent, will be visiting the home to discuss common causes of slips and trips, as well as providing guidance on how to create safer environments for older people. They will also provide practical tips for maintaining independence and reducing balance problems.

Maria Covington, home manager at Weald Heights, said: “Here at Weald Heights, we seek to provide in-depth advice to people in the local community on topics relating to our work. Falls prevention is very important to the team, and to the wellbeing of the residents, as accidental falls can occasionally lead to further health issues.

“It is imperative we create a safe environment for older people in the community, and ensure that family and friends have the correct information to prevent accidents. This event has proved popular in the past, so we are looking forward to welcoming local people to Weald Heights for what promises to be another interesting and inspiring afternoon of information and guidance.”

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Our Weald Heights care home in Sevenoaks has a cinema, hair and beauty salon and café, and at the request of a few of our residents, we even have Lola, our gorgeous cockapoo! Activities and entertainments are a key part of care at Weald Heights, we ensure that your loved ones can take part in any activities they wish, from gardening to baking, or even helping around the home. Our home is split into separate suites depending on the care type, this enables the residents to form close relationships with staff and other residents, and each suite is home to a bistro-style dining room and a comfortable lounge area.

Weald Heights
Bourchier Close
Sevenoaks
Kent
TN13 1PD

0333 321 8295

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