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Strength and balance programmes that help people at risk of falls are postcode lottery

By not prioritising strength and balance programmes, we are missing the opportunity to ease pressure on A&E departments and reduce demand for social care.

Women in physio yogalates class doing a balancing pose.
Women in physio yogalates class doing a balancing pose.

The Centre for Ageing Better’s project with the University of Manchester’s Healthy Ageing Research Group shows a need for sustained, targeted funding for strength and balance programmes, with affordable, accessible and proven options available for everyone.