Falls are not only the result of getting older many falls can be prevented. The Falls Service offers help and advice to help older people avoid falls and to regain confidence if they have fallen. Our emphasis is on assessment, rehabilitation and exercise as we know this is the most important intervention that helps to reduce falls and fractures.
We do offer home visits if patients cannot get out to a clinic or in the areas where we do not have clinic space.
Our operating hours are Monday to Friday 8.30-5.00pm.
The service covers the whole of Oxfordshire and clinics are held at the outpatient departments of:
The service is provided by specialist nurses/occupational therapist that offer a detailed assessment and make recommendations about medication, physiotherapy, home adaptations etc.
We aim to see all patients referred to the service within eight weeks but our waiting time can be shorter than this. If patients are keen to be seen sooner than their allocated appointment and they are able to fill a last minute cancellation then we advise contacting the office.
Address: Windrush House, Windrush Industrial Park, Burford Road, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX29 7DX
Telephone: 01865 903 400
Last updated: 11 February, 2020
We are not allowing visitors to any of our hospital or inpatient sites in order to protect our patients and staff who care for them from the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus).
This is with effect from Monday 23 March 2020 until further notice.