Steady Steps Fall Prevention

Steady Steps

Steady Steps is a specialist falls prevention exercise programme for anyone aged over 60s who:

  • Have had a fall
  • Are worried they might have a fall
  • Have been feeling off-balance

 

Classes last between 45 minutes to 1 hour. The programme is run in blocks of 10.

The exercises in class are designed to improve:

  • Muscle strength
  • Balance
  • Flexibility
  • Co-ordination
  • Confidence

The classes comprise of the following sections:

  • Warm-up
  • Stamina
  • Balance and co-ordination exercises
  • Strengthening
  • Cool down

 

All classes are run by qualified Falls Prevention Instructors.

Service provided by Wokingham Borough Council

Classes take place at:

  • Loddon Valley Leisure Centre in Lower Earley
  • Bulmershe Leisure Centre
  • St Crispin's Leisure Centre in Wokingham

Currently, classes run in Lower Earley, Wokingham and Woodley.

 

Service statistics
Usually replies in 3 days
100% of referrals accepted
Service access criteria: Patient is sedentary and has a least one health condition
Categories:
Managing a long-term health condition
Services for older people
Additional needs catered for:
N/A
Who can refer: Professional referrals only