Falls & Rehabilitation Service – Warrington

Falls Prevention

Description of service

The Falls & Rehab Team are a multi-disciplinary team offering multi-factorial assessments. Based at Spencer House.

  • A multi-factorial assessment by an appropriately qualified professional within a clinic appointment or prearranged home visit if housebound.
  • A resource for other health care professionals
  • A central referral point regarding patient falls
  • Monitor implementation and correct use of the procedure and associated pathway to ensure appropriate referrals are made to the acute trust
  • Carry out complex multi factorial assessments in relation to falls and osteoporosis risk
  • Promote falls prevention throughout Warrington
  • Liaise with Consultant for Falls/Accident and Emergency/Acute Trust
  • Support the education of staff in relation to falls prevention and osteoporosis and the use of initial assessment tools

Who can access the service?

Adult over 18 residing in Warrington with a Warrington GP.

Referrals will be accepted from:

  • G.P and Consultant
  • Health Care Professionals (AHP’s, nurses & paramedics)
  • Social Care Professionals. (O.T & Social Workers)
  • Nursing and Residential Care Homes via GP Liaison Service

Warrington Falls Case StudyCase study

NHS service helps Warrington woman regain her confidence and strength after fall

Mrs Smith, an 80 year old woman from Warrington, was referred to Warrington’s Community Falls and Rehabilitation Team by The North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) in September after she had a fall in her kitchen.

Read her case study.


Where is the service offered?

Woolston Clinic and home visits where indicated.

Woolston Clinic
Holes Lane
Woolston
Warrington


Contact details

First Floor Spencer House
Dewhurst Road
Birchwood
Warrington
WA3 7PG

Tel: 01925 867719
Fax: 01925 251560


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