Fast Falls Service - Newham
The Fast Falls Service is an integrated Consultant led multidisciplinary service whose aim is to investigate the causes of falls, reduce its incidence and also of injury following falling.
The multidisciplinary team consists of doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and administrative staff members. The Service is aimed at patients who are 65 years and over, a resident of Newham and registered with a Newham GP. They must also have had one or more falls over the past 6 months.
The multidisciplinary team carries out a holistic falls assessment and will develop a treatment plan and rehabilitation programme in agreement with the patient.
Falls prevention services also promote awareness of contributory fall risk factors by providing health awareness programmes on lifestyle and activities for healthy ageing.
The Fast Falls Service operates an open referral policy.
East Ham Care Centre