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Falls & Fracture Prevention 2022-25

Elderly woman

You can read data about services for Falls and Fracture Prevention in Midlothian here.


Prevention & Early Intervention

  • Reduce number of falls during winter
  • Improve knowledge of ways to reduce risk of falls
  • Improve identification of people at risk of falls
  • Increase physical activity programmes and falls prevention activities
  • Improve knowledge of and access to home safety measures

Support & Treatment

  • Train staff to promote strategies and community resources
  • Build an integrated approach to falls and fracture prevention

Crisis & Emergency

  • Provide timely, specialist, personalised care and support when someone has fallen
  • Improve outcomes after a fall