Falls Prevention

Still Standing Program

The Still Standing program was first launched in 2017.

Over the past 2 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 dates for 2019

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.

 

Initial assessment:

Assessments need to be completed before you start the program.

Before you book an assessment you must have a standard referral from your doctor.

Initial assessments can be completed at either Mt Druitt Medical Centre or Richmond Road Family Practice. Please call first to arrange a 60 minute appointment with the Exercise Physiologist for the initial assessment. Details for these locations can be found on the locations page.

 

What to bring to the initial assessment:

  • Referral from your general practitioner

  • Comfortable clothes to exercise in

  • Any heart medication/sprays or breathing puffers

  • A bottle of water

  • Appropriate shoes for exercise

 

Mt Druitt class schedule

       Date                                          Time 

1    Friday, 4 October 2019            11.30am-1.00pm

2    Friday, 11 October 2019          11.30am-1.00pm

3    Friday, 18 October 2019         11.30am-1.00pm

4    Friday, 25 October 2019         11.30am-1.00pm

5    Friday, 1 November 2019       11.30am-1.00pm

6    Friday, 8 November 2019       11.30am-1.00pm

7    Friday, 15 November 2019     11.30am-1.00pm

8    Friday, 22 November 2019     11.30am-1.00pm

9    Friday, 29 November 2019     11.30am-1.00pm

10  Friday, 6 December 2019        11.30am-1.00pm

11  Friday, 13 December 2019      11.30am-1.00pm

12  Friday, 20 December 2019      11.30am-1.00pm

 

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.

Initial assessment:

Assessments need to be completed before you start the program.

Before you book an assessment you must have a standard referral from your doctor.

Initial assessments are planned for the following dates below. Please call first to arrange an

initial assessment.

 

Session Date                                                   Time

1             Thursday, 26 September 2019       9.30am-10.30am

 

What to bring to the initial assessment:

  • Referral from your general practitioner

  • Comfortable clothes to exercise in

  • Any heart medication/sprays or breathing puffers

  • A bottle of water

  • Appropriate shoes for exercise

 

Doonside class schedule

     Date                                                 Time

1   Thursday, 3 October 2019            9.00am-10.30am

2   Thursday, 10 October 2019          9.00am-10.30am

3   Thursday, 17 October 2019          9.00am-10.30am

4   Thursday, 24 October 2019          9.00am-10.30am

5   Thursday, 31 October 2019          9.00am-10.30am

6   Thursday, 7 November 2019        9.00am-10.30am

7   Thursday, 14 November 2019      9.00am-10.30am

8   Thursday, 21 November 2019      9.00am-10.30am

9   Thursday, 28 November 2019      9.00am-10.30am

10 Thursday, 5 December 2019         9.00am-10.30am

11 Thursday, 12 December 2019       9.00am-10.30am

12 Thursday, 19 December 2019       9.00am-10.30am

 

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

Initial assessment:

Assessments need to be completed before you start the program.

Before you book an assessment you must have a standard referral from your doctor.

Initial assessments are planned for the following dates below. Please call first to arrange an

initial assessment.

 

What to bring to the initial assessment:

  • Referral from your general practitioner

  • Comfortable clothes to exercise in

  • Any heart medication/sprays or breathing puffers

  • A bottle of water

  • Appropriate shoes for exercise

Castle Hill 1 class schedule - last remaining spots available                  

     Date                                                Time

1   Monday, 23 September 2019     8.30am-10.00am

2   Monday, 30 September 2019     8.30am-10.00am

3   Monday, 14 October 2019          8.30am-10.00am

4   Monday, 21 October 2019          8.30am-10.00am

5   Monday, 28 October 2019          8.30am-10.00am

6   Monday, 4 November 2019        8.30am-10.00am

7   Monday, 11 November 2019      8.30am-10.00am

8   Monday, 18 November 2019      8.30am-10.00am

9   Monday, 25 November 2019      8.30am-10.00am

10 Monday, 2 December 2019         8.30am-10.00am

11 Monday, 9 December 2019         8.30am-10.00am

12 Monday, 16 December 2019       8.30am-10.00am

Castle Hill 2 class schedule - currently full

To download and/or print these details please click here.

 

Initial assessment:

Assessments need to be completed before you start the program.

Before you book an assessment you must have a standard referral from your doctor.

Initial assessments are planned for the following dates below. Please call first to arrange an

initial assessment.

 

Session Date                                                   Time

1             Wednesday, 25 September 2019        8.30am-10.30pm

 

What to bring to the initial assessment:

  • Referral from your general practitioner

  • Comfortable clothes to exercise in

  • Any heart medication/sprays or breathing puffers

  • A bottle of water

  • Appropriate shoes for exercise

Parramatta class schedule                  

               Date                                                               Time

1             Wednesday, 2 October 2019                      9.00am-10.30am

2             Wednesday, 9 October 2019                      9.00am-10.30am

3             Wednesday, 16 October 2019                    9.00am-10.30am

4             Wednesday, 23 October 2019                    9.00am-10.30am

5             Wednesday, 30 October 2019                    9.00am-10.30am

6             Wednesday, 6 November 2019                  9.00am-10.30am

7             Wednesday, 13 November 2019                9.00am-10.30am

8             Wednesday, 20 November 2019                9.00am-10.30am

9             Wednesday, 27 November 2019                9.00am-10.30am

10           Wednesday, 4 December 2019                  9.00am-10.30am

11           Wednesday, 11 December 2019                9.00am-10.30am

12           Wednesday, 18 December 2019                9.00am-10.30am

To download and/or print these details please click here.

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