Case Study

100-year-old regains her strength!

100-year-old Veronica Hughes is using Hertfordshire Care Providers Association’s ‘StopFalls’ app with the help of her support worker Laura Brown, who visits her once a week to regain her strength following a stroke last year. The app features videos of strength and balance exercises which can help prevent falls. This is

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Keeping out of hospital

One of our gentlemen who joined us in December had previously been in hospital for a second broken hip, he was then relying on two carers plus the use of a rota stand to transfer before he came to our Care Home. He has regularly been taking part in the

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Proud moments: “I did it!”

After an HCPA StopFalls session, we used the technique for moving and handling where we encouraged a lady to wiggle to the edge of her seat and push up through her legs while holding the arms of the chair. She stood up with much more ease than usual and had a

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A remarkable turnaround!

There was one instance for our chair-based exercise instructor where they had an admission to the home in September time. This individual was suffering from mental health challenges including depression and stress and the team managed to get him to engage in live chair-based exercise. As a result, they have

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Supporting those at home with the StopFalls app

“Several volunteers have supported their clients with the StopFalls exercises, some printed the exercises off and dropped them round to them. One volunteer does face to face-to-face exercising with their client and downloaded the app onto his phone and they both take part, she asked him this week if he’d

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Helped my confidence!

“I just wanted to say a huge thank you for the training  you are providing. This has helped with my confidence to be able to use the training skills in my daily routine with clients.   For example, one of my clients relies on her walking frame to get up from

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