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Leeds Community Falls Service

The Leeds Community Falls Service is a citywide service providing specialist multi-disciplinary assessment and intervention consisting of physiotherapists, occupational therapists and therapy assistants.

The team will assess patients in their own homes (including residential homes) who have a history of falling, and require a multi-factorial falls risk assessment and therapy assessment/intervention in relation to the risk of falling.

From the assessment, the team will identify:

  • any falls risk factors
  • any further rehabilitation needs in relation to reducing the risks of falls – this may include providing exercise programmes (strengthening and balance exercises), assessment of mobility/appropriate walking aids/confidence with outdoor mobility, assessment of activities of daily living and provision of equipment where indicated, environmental home hazard assessments, anxiety management/advice in relation to fear of falling, facilitating participation in social activities and advice on coping strategies following a fall
  • the need for referral to other services and agencies

Referrals

To find out more about our referral process and criteria click here.

If you have used this service in the past, and would like to provide us with feedback as part of the NHS β€œFriends and Family Test” (FFT) please select one of the links below:

To access and complete the FFT click here >

To access and complete the FFT Easy read version click here >

If you are a parent carer you can access and complete the FFT by click here >

The information you provide will be used to inform how better we can deliver the service.