Stoke Gifford Medical Centre

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Information for Elderly Patients

Guidance for prevention of falls.

The link below has been produced to bring to life the strength and balance exercises from the popular get up and go guide.  It aims to raise awareness amongst older people of the benefits of exercise and the role of physiotherapy in falls prevention.

CSP Guidance to support prevention of falls

Guidance on driving with dementia.

Please see factsheet on driving with dementia produced by The Alzhiemers Society

Flying with long term medical conditions.

There is a good link with guidance for those flying with a long term condition at https://patient.info/doctor/flying-with-medical-conditions (this link will open in a new window – popups must be allowed).  Travel insurance companies also have useful guides for what to consider when planning a holiday.