Half of all falls occur in the home or around the home. Trip hazards are everywhere, but we either don’t recognise them, or think of them as trivial and don’t bother fixing them. Here are some things you can do.1
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1 International Osteoporosis Foundation. Facts and statistics. osteoporosis.foundation/facts-statistics.
2 International Agency for Research on Cancer. Cancer Today. 2018. gco.iarc.fr.
3 International Osteoporosis Foundation. The Asia-Pacific regional audit. Epidemiology, costs & burden of osteoporosis in 2013. osteoporosis.foundation/educational-hub/material/audits.
4 International Osteoporosis Foundation. That’s osteoporosis. A compact guide to osteoporosis and its prevention and treatment. 2019. osteoporosis.foundation/educational-hub/material/brochures.
5 Cooper C. Am J Med 1997;103:12S-17S; discussion 17S–19S.