Resources for older people and health professionals to assist in falls prevention
Stay on your feet
Website with videos, booklets and brochures about falls prevention.
Fall preventions in South Australia
Information for individuals, families and health professionals about falls prevention.
Stay active at home
Short video discussing falls prevention including suitable exercises.
What to do if you have a fall
Information from NHS Inform about what to do if you have a fall
Eat well to exercise well
Resources about healthy eating for older people, and healthy eating for exercise
Eating Well Brochure - Central Coast Local Health District
Brochure about nutrition for older people to maintain muscle and bone strength, weight, and independence. Includes a shopping list and Malnutrition Screening Tool (MST).
Nutrition for Seniors: Healthy Eating Habits
Booklet about healthy eating habits for older people. Includes information about malnutrition, protein, muscle power, and making your meals enjoyable.
For older people
Resources to help older people start and maintain physical activity
Safe Exercise at Home booklet
A printable PDF of the Safe Exercise at Home website. Includes tips for staying safe while exercising, keeping motivated, examples of exercises for each level, and planning pages.
COTA Strength for Life
The COTA Strength for Life program promotes health and well-being for people over 50 years, and for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders over 40 years, through strength training programs run by accredited fitness providers in Australia. Some states now offer on-line classes or resources. Check the COTA website for your state.
For health professionals
Links to sections on our website to help health
Our health professionals section includes links to information about COVID-19, physical activity and exercise evidence and guidelines, telehealth resources, clinical resources and assessment tools.
Specific health problems
Links to information and exercises related to specific health problems.
IPTOP resources for exercise and physical activity
A list of resources about exercise and physical activity from IPTOP.