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Fall prevention

Balance problems and tripping hazards in the home increase the risk of a fall. We’ve joined forces with Rheumaliga Schweiz (Swiss League against Rheumatism) to advise you on how to reduce your risk of falling.

Your benefits

  • Free advice from specialists in physiotherapy and occupational therapy.
  • Examination of your living situation: tripping hazards are eliminated and the risk of a fall reduced.
  • Personally tailored exercises for more strength and better balance.

Good to know

Falls are to be expected

Falls are the most common cause of accidents. Every third person over the age of 65 experiences a fall at least once a year.

Living independently

Balance exercises increase your steadiness, give you a sense of safety in your everyday life and raise your autonomy.

We'll cover the costs

If you have supplementary medical costs insurance with CSS, fall prevention advice is provided free of charge.

Talk about it

There’s no reason to be ashamed of falling. Speak openly about even apparently harmless falls.

How fall prevention works

The offer is aimed at seniors who still lead an independent life. The fall prevention session takes place at your home. Let professional physiotherapists and occupational therapists check your home for tripping and slipping hazards. You’ll be given a personalised programme of exercises to improve your balance and strength.

Make an appointment

Contact Rheumaliga Schweiz directly to arrange an appointment. One of its experts will then suggest a date and time to visit you.

Frequently asked questions

A physiotherapist or occupational therapist from Rheumaliga Schweiz provides the advice. The core part of the service is a visit to your home.

For seniors who still live an independent life.

For clients who have supplementary medical costs insurance with CSS Versicherung AG, fall prevention advice is provided free of charge.

Call Rheumaliga Schweiz on  044 487 40 00. You can make the appointment with a specialist on the phone.

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