HCPA StopFalls Service

  • HCPA’s aim is to see all adults, social care providers, staff and families and relatives benefit from our StopFalls service which continues to reduce falls throughout Hertfordshire.
  • This website shares the most effective methods to help reduce falls. Beginning with the nationwide Falls Risk Assessment Tool and common risk factors such as medication, to the importance of exercise, what to do in the event of a fall and a selection of other helpful suggestions.
  • Please use this website to update your knowledge and apply practical tools to help prevent falls.

» Click here for more information about Stop Falls
» Click here to view the Stop Falls resource library


NICE Guideline: Falls in older people: assessing risk and prevention

This guideline covers assessment of fall risk and interventions to prevent falls in people aged 65 and over. It aims to reduce the risk and incidence of falls and the associated distress, pain, injury, loss of confidence, loss of independence and mortality.

Click here to view guidance