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We have now reached the end of the fourth week and of the course. We hope that we have shared some of our enthusiasm about falls prevention with you and that you will be able to take away some useful tips to use in your everyday life.

  • Have you discovered anything which surprised you?
  • What was the most useful thing which you learnt?
  • Will you make any changes in your life?

It would be great if we could use some of your comments from this step when we are talking to people about the course. If you are happy for us to quote you, please add “Please quote me” to the end of your comment.

This course has been developed by Newcastle University, the Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and the NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre in Ageing and Chronic Disease. For further information please visit https://www.newcastlebrc.nihr.ac.uk.

With the knowledge you take away, we hope you feel empowered to seek help, stay active and prevent falls.

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