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Many falls are preventable, and we want to help you stay on your feet, living the life you want to live. Stay active, stay healthy, live stronger for longer.

This service will help with:

Falls Prevention is a free service provided to you if you are over 65 years, have a falls risk and can answer yes to any of these questions:

  • Have you had a fall in the past 12 months?
  • Are you on 4 or more medications?
  • Do you have a fear of falling?

More Stable, More Able Programme

This is a free 2.5 hour session for anyone who is at risk of or has had a fall. Information is shared in a relaxed, informal group setting.

The topics covered are:

  • Helping you to maintain independence
  • Causes of falling
  • Focus on strength and balance exercises
  • Community strength and balance classes
  • Making your home safer
  • How to maintain bone strength
  • Eating well to stay on your feet

To access the service, you will be referred by your general practice (family doctor) or community agency.


Nelson Bays Primary Health
281 Queen Street

Postal Address:
PO Box 1776


(0800) 731 317

281 Queen Street

281 Queen Street, Richmond, New Zealand

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