• Charity walks

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    .ul-styled>li { padding-top:10px; } Charity walks Plan the route Consider who you would like to take part in the walk; longer and more physically strenuous routes may deter some people from participating. Try to ensure your route is suitable for people of all ages...

  • Safer Homes

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    Safer Homes Safer Homes in numbers 31 local authority areas participated 29 areas completed community interventions 741 frontline practitioners trained 245 took City and Guilds Certificate 166,000 service users benefitted from the programme The ...

  • Partners and network members

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    Partners and network members Ten local project partnerships, in areas with high public health outcome indicators for falls, have been chosen for support during the Stand Up, Stay Up programme. RoSPA is working with them to put falls prevention at the heart of their strate...

  • Older people safety

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    Older people safety Safe at home: tips for the over-65s A short guide to the most common accidents in the home Download Improved living standards, better healthcare, greater awareness of the importance of a healthy diet and taking regular exercise have led to mo...

  • Winter safety

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    Winter safety Welcome to RoSPA’s Winter Safety Hub – your guide to staying safe during the coldest months. Each year, RoSPA takes many enquiries from members of the public and employers about staying safe during the winter months. We are committed to the philosophy tha...

  • Flood advice

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    Flood advice and information Flooding is devastating on many levels and not only causes significant disruption to services and property damage, but can also quickly put lives at risk in the home, on the roads and while outdoors. RoSPA has created this Flood Hub to pro...

  • HOME ACCIDENT PREVENTION WEEK TO FOCUS ON OLDER PEOPLE’S FALLS

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    The most serious accident problem affecting older people will be in the spotlight when Northern Ireland’s Home Accident Prevention Week begins on Monday. Accidental falls claimed the lives of 155 people across Northern Ireland in 2009, of whom two thirds (103) were aged 65 o...

  • We can all take action to prevent winter accidents, says RoSPA CEO Tom Mullarkey

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    Winter deaths and serious injuries due to accidents are not inevitable, says Tom Mullarkey, chief executive of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA). With a massive focus nationally on excess winter deaths and on ensuring that hospitals can cope with incr...