Falls Prevention

Postural Stability

What is the Postural Stability Programme- (Falls Prevention)?

Active Leeds offer a programme of activities for people at the risk of falls. These 'Strength and Balance' sessions are designed to improve strength, balance and co-ordination for people with low mobility. The sessions involve a mixture of chair based exercises and standing strength and balance exercises.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Age 60+
  • Able to walk (aided or unaided) and transfer from seated
  • Able to follow instructions independently
  • Mild or moderately frailAt risk of falling / have had a fall(s)
  • No contraindications to health (e.g. unstable heart conditions)

The programme includes;

  • Group activities in the community.
  • Using the Keeping Well at Home Resources.
  • Support via phone or online.
  • There are a limited amount of loan “digital tablets” that people can borrow. This means people that are digitally excused can access online resources to help them keep active

If you have any queries or would like to know more please don't hesitate to get in touch with us:

Active Leeds Health Programmes Team

Phone:0113 3783680


Postal Address: John Charles Centre for Sport, Middleton Grove, Leeds, LS11 5DJ

Click here to complete the online referral form 




Day Time Venue
Tuesday 10:00 - 12:00  Armley Leisure Centre LS12 3HB
Tuesday 13:00 - 14:00/ 14:30 - 15:30 OPAL Tinshill, Bedford Dr LS16 6DJ
Wednesday 10:00 - 12:00 Middleton Gascoigne House LS10 4HY
Wednesday 12:45 - 14:45 Richmond Hill Elderly Action LS9 8NP
Thursday 10:00 - 12:00 Kentmere Centre Seacroft LS14 1BW
Thursday 13:30 - 15:30 Holy Trinity Hall Meanwood LS6 4LF
Thursday 14:00 - 16:00 Morley Leisure Centre LS27 9JP 
Friday 10:00 - 12:00 Garforth NET LS25 2LP