Older people

Concerned about falling

Falling is not an inevitable part of getting older. However, your risk of falling can increase as you get older.

Falling and the fear of falling can make people lose confidence in going about their everyday lives.

Who can help?

Adult Social Services

Our Adult Social Services may be able to offer you support. They can identify your risk of falling, reduce these risks and build your confidence.

You can use the Adult Care Information Service (ACIS) which connects Wandsworth residents to information, advice, our services and other organisations.

Integrated Falls and Bone Health Services

If you are worried about falling, or you have had a fall or fragility fracture, see what the Integrated Falls and Bone Health Services can offer you.

The Integrated Falls and Bone Health Services is a team of a variety of health professionals with a special interest in falls and bone health.

Age UK

Age UK Wandsworth also offer a Handyperson Service to help with falls preventions.