By: admin On: September 30, 2019

NEW CLASSES START 18th October 8.30am NEW Women’s Health Pilates by Pre-Booking only 8.30am 9.30am NEW Move More Falls Prevention Course 25 weeks including floor work 11am  Strength and Balance Seated and Standing MoveMore Falls Prevention is making a difference As you are aware we have been teaching a...

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By: admin On: September 22, 2019

He had the courage to try again with falls prevention. Four years have passed since the last falls prevention course and time had taken its toll.  Tom used to come to one of our previous strength and balance falls prevention course.  The floor phase of the course was a...

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By: admin On: August 1, 2019

Harry’s Story Harry came to our Move More assessment day so that we could ensure that he was suitable to attend the course. He was obviously very frail and came in walking on 2 crutches – he was very unsteady and was accompanied by his daughter who just looked...

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By: admin On: April 29, 2019

When Hope is denied When you are told there is nothing else that can be done then all hope is lost, Right? Or if you give positivity, then that is false hope, Right? False hope is something that can’t always be given because of Ethics and then when good...

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By: admin On: October 21, 2018

You fall … whats next? Our job is to keep you steady on your feet, no matter what age you are. But what happens when you fall and you are scared you can’t get up? Having taught balance and stability classes for years we like to think we have...

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By: admin On: September 4, 2018

The Backward Chaining Method for Falls Prevention Backward chaining techniques in preventing falls are used to teach the older adult a task and to actively involve the older adult in the task. In this case, this is getting onto the floor safely and more importantly getting off the floor. They begin...

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By: admin On: August 26, 2018

Prevent falling and Play Hopping and jumping over the rock pools brings out the child in me.  I am always delighted that for a moment the spring chicken in me is preventing my older me from falling.  Prevention is not just for older adults by the way. Balance helps...

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By: admin On: June 17, 2018

Evidence-based! You are making an improvement and recording evidence but that is sometimes considered wooly. What have we learnt from the non-medicalised model? The famous phrase, evidence-based. This starts as a new, nervous person attending a class but quickly changes. Friendships form instantly. It is watching old friends catching...

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By: admin On: May 22, 2018

Mum. Affectionally known as The Duchess. My Mum has cared for my Dad for over 25 years. When I say cared… that is changing socks daily, getting him dressed and then undressed, dealing with personal care and all the accidents especially after radiotherapy bowel damage, making the call whether...

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By: admin On: October 17, 2017

Quoted from a carer who wishes to remain anonymous, from Cornwall He fell over! After four hours on the floor, he wasn’t moving and there was no ambulance on its way. They were extremely busy that day and couldn’t manage. She (the carer) didn’t want to make any further...

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