Can we avoid frailty as we get older?

For those aged 70 plus, frailty can be very common. However, there are many steps to take to avoid it. Here are our top tips:

Tip Number 1 – Stay Active

It is important as we get older to stay active. We all have the ability to build muscle and gain strength and stamina through exercise at an elder age so this must be taken advantage of. With the help of physiotherapists this is possible, especially like us – who can help tailor exercise programmes specifically to your needs in the comfort of your own home

Tip Number 2 – Think about your environmental risk factors

We can all help to prevent falls in the homes by assessing risk factors: Is the light too dim, can you see where you’re going, is that rug moving or is stuck down well to the ground, is that bath mat going to stop any slippin

Tip Number 3 – Review medications with your doctor

Certain medications can further increase the risk of poor balance and falls or can interact with other substances that people are consuming. Be sure to read instructions and risks in packaging.

Tip Number 4 – Eat nutritious food

Healthy lifestyles, including good nutrition is also important. What you put into your body ultimately decides how you move, talk and function. Consider visiting a dietician or having meals prepared by healthy food preparation services, in order to make sure you are getting a healthy and balanced diet

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All our physiotherapists are registered with the CSP and HCPC offering the highest standard of care

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You can discuss your requirements with one of our specialist case managers

Why choose Home Physio Group?

We are a dedicated team of Chartered Physiotherapists working exclusively in your home and providing the highest level of care. We recognise the importance of knowing that you are in safe hands and being looked after. With this is mind, our client management team are here to assist you every step of the way and will answer any questions you may have. We are passionate about helping you to reach your goals, relieve your pain, and improve your mobility.

The benefits of using our service include:

  • All our physiotherapists are hand-picked professionals with years of experience
  • We are registered with the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) and Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC). All our physiotherapists are checked by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) 
  • We will arrange visits in your own home (or care home or place of work) at a convenient time to you
  • We work at speed and do not have a waiting list
  • We offer daytime, evening and weekend appointments
  • Our team work closely with the country’s leading consultants and specialists in their field
  • You will always have the same physiotherapist visiting you at home
  • You can have as many visits as you require
  • Our fixed pricing structure can be provided in writing so that you can consider it in your own time
  • We believe there is no “one size fits all” approach to care. Your personalised programme and treatment strategy will be unique to you