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Falls Prevention

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Colchester Hospital

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Anglian Community Enterprise (ACE) is the lead provider of Care Closer to Home, working in partnership with other NHS providers including Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust.


Patients wanting to find out more about any of the above services should call the ACE Community Gateway on 0300 0032 144.


More information on Care Closer to Home can be found on the ACE website


For more information about preventing falls, have a look at this short film:

This service is provided by Anglia Community Enterprise (ACE) for patients in North East Essex.   Contact: 0300 0032 144

Clinic times

08:30 – 16:30 Monday to Friday – some availability at weekends

The risk of falls

There are ways we can help to reduce your risk of having a fall.

This can be achieved by making simple changes to your home. Doing exercises to improve strength and balance also helps.

For information about falls prevention, please visit the NHS Choices website


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