Steady Steps Balance Program

How the Program Works

First Choice Home Health & Hospice will provide a personal evaulation.  If you qualify we provide instruction in a personalized therapy program that may include:

  • Home safety evaluation and assistive equipment
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Teach about assitive devices
  • Provide information about fall prevention
  • Medical Social Worker
  • Home Health Aide & Nursing services

Facts About Falls

  • The Centers for Disease Control report that more than 33\% of adults 65+, fall each year
  • More than 40\% of hospital admissions for elderly people are fall-related
  • Falls are the leading cause of injury among seniors. 30\% of people who fall suffer moderate to severe injuries such as bruises, hip fractures, or head traumas
  • Many falls go unreported due to fear of losing independence

How Steady Steps will Help

  • Decrease the risk and fear of falling
  • Decrease the risk of hospitalization
  • Allow easier accomplishment of daily tasks
  • Improve confidence while walking
  • Improve safety in the home
  • Provide further education