STEADY On! funded by Lancashire County Council is for people over the age of 55 and at risk of falls
Many falls can be prevented and by making some small changes, you can keep safe from falling. STEADY On! is a proven approach to help reduce your risk of falls and injury and to keep you independent, safe and steady.
As well as giving you practical tips on how to prevent falls, STEADY On! can also improve your general health and wellbeing and enable you to continue to do the day to day activities that you enjoy.
STEADY On! is an evidence-based approach founded on key fall factors:
- Slippers, feet and footwear
- Tablets and medication
- Environment and lighting
- Activity and exercise
- The question 'Do you fall?'
- Eyesight and vision.
How to access the service
The service does not accept internal or external agency referrals.
All professionals with any falls concerns should refer to:
Immediate risk of hospital admission - Intensive Home Support Service (IHSS) via ICAT (01282 805989).
Routine referrals should be made via the Integrated Therapy Team (ITT) Hub 01282 805620
If you would like to book a group educational session i.e. in sheltered accommodation, luncheon clubs, coffee mornings or any groups where older people gather, see below.
Where to find us
Lynn Wood - Matron
Belinda Taylor - Business Manager
Diane Lloyd – STEADY On! Technician
Cathy Bolton – STEADY On! Technician
Please email or telephone on the above numbers (public enquiries only)
Professionals must contact IHSS or ITT
Monday – Friday service only. Voicemail can be left - the team will respond to when back in the office.
STEADY On! Supports those at risk of falling, providing a service combining self – care education session and community collaboration, with one-to-one home assessments, structured sessions and events.
STEADY On! is an evidence-based approach founded on key fall factors: Slippers, feet and footwear; Tablets and medication; Environment and lighting; Activity and exercise; the question Do you fall? eYesight and vision.