Halo Leisure

Mobile Falls Prevention Programme

Delivered across Bridgend County Borough with support from Bridgend County Borough Council, BAVO and the Welsh Government.

Helping to reduce the frequency and risk of life changing injuries from falls


Halo's Mobile Falls Prevention Programme in Bridgend County offers a safe and accessible opportunity to reduce the frequency and risk of life changing injuries from falls, through an exercise and movement programme which focuses on improving balance, strength, posture and confidence of those at risk.

Uniquely, the programme reaches out to more isolated members of the community by Halo bringing the exercise programme to you, at your venue or group.

Senior Low-level Fitness Class Group

Falls are NOT a normal part of ageing – falls ARE preventable.

Why fall prevention interventions are needed...



people over the age of 60 fall in Wales each year due to poor strength & balance – that’s a third of over 65’s



of these suffer significant injury such as fracture, head injury or serious laceration. Resulting in 1 in 5 fallers receiving medical attention.


The benefits of fall prevention interventions...

Many older people do not have easy access to appropriate exercise provision. Halo’s MobileFalls Prevention Programme uses low impact physical activity based interventions to

Reduce the onset of:

Functional decline

The Programme has been proven to reduce life-changing injuries from falls in older persons’. Halo’s Mobile Falls Prevention Programme has brought the following improvements to local older residents across the County:

Participants risk of falling is reduced by 40%
Improved ability to carry out self care – reducing the reliance on staff, carers and other health professionals
Older people’s perception of their own health improved
Reduced number of falls, ambulance call-outs and hospital admittance

Watch our short video to find out how it’s helped others:


To give you a flavour of the quality of the online instruction provided by our trainers – here is a video for a ‘seated workout’ from one of our specialist fitness professionals.


What’s involved in Halo’s Mobile Falls Prevention Programme?

Halo’s Mobile Falls Prevention Programme is a gentle physical activity and movement programme that uses exercises performed while seated or standing to address weaknesses in areas such as:


The Programme is delivered by Halo’s specialist team of the National Exercise Referral Scheme (NERS) instructors who are passionate about supporting people who find exercise challenging for reasons such as medical conditions, mobility issues, age etc. Our staff are highly qualified to Level 4 Postural Stability. The Postural Stability training we use includes the evidence based OTAGO Later Life Training favoured by many physiotherapists.

The Programme aligns with the principles of the delivery of Chronic Conditions Management and supports the delivery of the ‘Move More Often’ programme in care settings.


The Programme is ‘mobile’ in that we will come to you and deliver at your venue or setting. Covid-19 safety protocols will be followed at all times
The option of virtual online delivery is also available
The Programme is delivered over 48 weeks
The duration of exercise classes is tailored to individual needs and group sizes
The class is a mixture of evidence based exercises based on the OTAGO and ‘FaMe’ sequences which were developed to support physical activity in later life focusing on strength and mobility
Other than a chair without arms, no further equipment is needed

Falls are NOT a normal part of ageing – falls ARE preventable.

Falls Prevention Programme - ONLINE REMOTE DELIVERY

Even if Covid-19 is restricting your ability to hold sessions in a face to face way, Halo’s Mobile Falls Prevention Programme could be provided in an online format. We may even be able to loan you tablets/devices to be able to do this.

Want to get in touch?

Want to know more or got a question? Please get in touch.

Ryan Statton

Active Communities Manager


07967 300395

Stuart Mitchell

Exercise on Referral Coordinator


01656 678862

The Halo Falls Prevention Programme is brought to you in partnership with

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