All patients assessed as a falls risk must have this information explained while in hospital and reinforced at discharge.
Falls hurt - patient information (PDF, 1.3MB)
This page gives patients advice on how to stay safe while in hospital, with a checklist of safety tips; the second page contains information on preventing falls at home.
ACC home safety checklist 5218 (PDF, 134 KB)
This practical checklist is provided by ACC specifically for older people, because, as it says "You may know your home like the back of your hand, but the things you see every day could be potential hazards that can lead to a fall".
ACC Card: Vitamin D (PDF, 192 KB)
Is it right for you?
Stay on your feet and stay active (PDF, 665 KB)
Compass Health falls brochure (PDF, 432 KB)
This brochure explains strengthen and balance exercises.