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Support for people working in health during the COVID-19 pandemic. Find information about how you can support yourselves and others, including consumers, teams and colleagues which complements and aligns with Ministry of Health resources.

Kia āta kōwhiri Choosing Wisely

The Choosing Wisely campaign seeks to reduce harm from unnecessary and low-value tests and treatment.

Topic 9 explains how exercise helps to prevent falls in older people, in particular how:

  • certain types of exercise programme are effective in reducing the number of older people who have a fall and the number of falls that older people have 
  • exercises designed to improve older people’s balance and increase their strength help reduce the risk that they will fall.

Published: 27 Oct 2021 Modified: 3 Jun 2022