This year’s National Falls Prevention Awareness Week is being observed from September 22-28, with a theme of Ready, Steady, Balance: Prevent Falls in 2016. WESTMED’s Physical Therapy Department will be performing fall risk assessments free of charge in the lobby at each of the sites listed below from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. The assessment will take less than 5 minutes, and the first 50 people at each site will receive a free night light!
Each office will also have informational materials available to participants on fall prevention strategies to help reduce fall risk.
Fall Risk Assessment Schedule at WESTMED
(free of charge)
September 22: 3030 Westchester Avenue
September 26: 210 Westchester Avenue
September 27: 1 Theall Road
September 28: Ridge Hill
September 29: New Rochelle