Falls and Balance Clinic

Preventing Falls and Harm From Falls in Older Clients: Best Practice Guidelines for Australian Community Care 2009.

Preventing Falls and Harm From Falls in Older Persons; Best practice guidelines for Australian Residential Aged Care Facilities, 2009, ACSQH.

Department of Health and Human Services -  Falls prevention resources.

The Falls and Balance clinic is a specialist clinic that offers assessment and management including: diagnosis, intervention, education, advice and support for clients experiencing falls or balance problems.

The main aim of the clinic is to provide clients with an individualised assessment that identifies the main risk factors associated with falls and provides access to falls prevention strategies. This clinic is particularly relevant to clients where the cause of the falls is complex or unclear.

The clinic provides a multidisciplinary assessment with input from physiotherapy, occupational therapy and medical staff (either a geriatrician or rehabilitation physician).

 

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Angliss Hospital

Address

Albert Street Upper Ferntree Gully Vic 3156

Contact

P Ambulatory Access Unit PH: 9881 1100 F 9881 1102

Hours

Tuesdays

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Peter James Centre

Address

Cnr. Mahoneys Road & Burwood Highway, Burwood East 3151

Contact

P Ambulatory Access Unit PH: 9881 1100 F 9881 1102

Hours

Tuesdays and Thursday

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Yarra Ranges Health

Address

25 Market St, Lilydale, 3140

Contact

P Ambulatory Access Unit PH: 9881 1100 F 9881 1102

Hours

Tuesdays

Yarra Ranges Health car parking and public transport information