• 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...