Falls Free 4 Life won the Royal Society for Public Health’s award for the Technology Health and Innovation.
We are proud to announce that our Falls Free 4 Life service were awarded the RSPH Award on Thursday 19th October, in the category of Technology Health and Innovation!
The team attended the tenth annual award ceremony at East Wintergarden in London which was hosted by broadcaster Natasha Kaplinsky and Professor Lord Patel of Bradford OBE. Guests also enjoyed performances from Strictly Come Dancing’s Karen Hardy and her award-winning dance studios and after-dinner speaker David Travers QC. From over 500 entries, recognition for innovation and excellence were awarded to just 6 contributors. The awards are recognised with high regard across the public, private, voluntary and community sectors who work tirelessly to improve and protect the public’s health.
‘The programme’s evidence base is strong, and builds on local and national public health policy by reducing health inequalities. Solutions 4 Health has an engagement approach for building links with local stakeholders, which has been key to its success in clearly identifying its target audience. ‘ – Judging panel, chaired by Tracey Herd, Technology Health and Innovation Award.
More information about the RSPH awards and the winners of 2017, can be found here.
Falls Free 4 Life aims to provide early detection of falls risk using innovative QTUG technology and prevention interventions to lower risk, prevent hospital admissions, and reach BME populations. Both Bracknell Council and Slough have commissioned the Falls Free 4 Life service for their 65+ years and 60+ years respectively. More information on the service can be found here