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Balance and Falls Prevention Programme

Health Leaflet (PDF) [579KB]

A specific exercise programme designed for those 60 and over to improve mobility, strength and balance and help reduce the risk of falls.

A large number of people aged 60 and over experience falls. This is not always a consequence of ageing and falls can be prevented.

Sustained exercise to improve walking, strength and balance will reduce your risk of falls.

How do I become involved in the classes?

You can self-refer or be referred to Invigor8 through a voucher scheme by a health or social care professional e.g. doctor, practice nurse, physiotherapist, home care provider.

Self Referral Form

Invigor8 is suitable for people:

  • Feeling fearful of falls
  • Feeling unstable on their feet
  • Who have had a previous fall
  • With osteoporosis

Invigor8 helps with

The classes are designed to help build and maintain 8 core components:

  • Balance
  • Strength
  • Flexibility
  • Endurance
  • Floor work
  • Getting down to the floor and back up
  • Tai Chi
  • Confidence building

Classes are available throughout South Ayrshire in Ayr, Maybole, Prestwick and Troon.

View the  Invigor8 leaflet (PDF) [1MB]

The price of this class is £3.50 per attendance

For more information contact the Active Living Team on:

Contact

T: 01292 269793 
E: activityforhealth@south-ayrshire.gov.uk