Falls Prevention

Still Standing Program

The Still Standing program was first launched in 2017.

Over the past 3 years the program has achieved great results including:

  • Average leg strength improved 42%

  • Average balance improved 46%

  • Average mobility improved 21%

  • Average functionality improved 20%

  • Number of patients classified as low risk of falling improved from 15% to 62%.

  • Data from the past 2 years suggest a reduction in falls by 50% by doing this program.

The Still Standing Program is a free program which consists of:

  1. Pre-program assessment with Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP) and home exercise program designed by AEP and exercise bands.

  2. 2 group education sessions with Accredited Practicing Dietitian (APD) and Clinical Pharmacist or AEP.

  3. 12-week supervised group exercise program with AEP with tea and coffee provided after each class.

  4. Post program assessment with AEP.

 

To express your interest in any of the classes below or to inquire further please contact us today by clicking here.

Use the navigation tool on the right hand side of the page to easily navigate to a particular location and see the dates and times.

Class locations and information for 2020

**Please note that we have had to suspend all some exercise classes due the virus situation. We have opened up classes in 2 locations for now which can be found here. If you haven't expressed your interested and would like to please submit your details by clicking here.

Mount Druitt

Mount Druitt Hub, Ayres Grove, Mount Druitt
Parking at the Mount Druitt Hub can be difficult most of the time. Please allow yourself plenty of time to find a parking spot or park at Westfield and walk over to the hub.

 
 

Doonside

35 Graham Street, Doonside
Parking available at the centre.
Transport maybe available, you must be a member of the seniors centre ($5 per year) to access the transport.

 

Castle Hill - Wrights Rd Community Centre- Activity Room 2
Wrights Rd, Castle Hill NSW 2154
Parking available at the centre.

 

Parramatta - Lions Club Parramatta
42A Ross Street, Parramatta NSW 2150
Parking available at the centre.