Albury Wodonga Health

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Albury Hospital (02) 6058 4444
Wodonga Hospital (02) 6051 7111

Services

Falls Prevention Service

Falls Prevention Service

The aim of this service is to provide community based care to assist individuals to remain safe and steady in their home and social environments. The service is for people of any age who are at risk of falls or have difficulties with their daily activities due to unsteadiness while standing and walking.

All clients will have access to an comprehensive falls assessment in their home. This services provides a centre based Falls and Balance education and exercise Group which runs for 9 weeks.

Contact Albury
P: (02) 6058 4570 F: (02) 6058 4520

Contact Wodonga
P: (02) 6051 7400 F: (02) 6051 7430

Address/Building Location

Allied Health, Albury Hospital
(PO Box 326) 201 Borella Road
Albury NSW 2640                                                                 

CRC/Allied Health Services Building
73 – 75 Vermont Street, Wodonga Hospital
Wodonga VIC 3690                                                                   

Falls and Balance Clinic

The Falls and Balance Clinic is a specialist multidisciplinary clinic that offers assessment, diagnosis, intervention, education and referral for people experiencing falls or balance problems where the cause is unknown. Clients referrals are accepted for those whom live in the community, have fallen at least once in the last 12 months and whom continue to fall, and falls with dizziness.

The main aim of the clinic is to provide people with specific recommendations to reduce factors that contribute to falls, and to minimize future injuries. The clinic involves a specialist assessment with the Geriatrician or Registrar and the clinic Physiotherapist, with access to Occupational Therapy, Social Work, Dietician and the Nurse Gerontic Practitioner.

The Medical and Physiotherapy clinic appointments combined run for 2 hours and are located at the Wodonga Campus, CRC/Allied Health Service Building, 73 – 75 Vermont Street, Wodonga. 

Contact Wodonga
P: (02) 6051 7400 F: (02) 6051 7430

Falls and Balance Clinic Brochure (PDF 344 KB)

Last updated: 09-01-2017