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Grants

Stay On Your Feet®  runs two, three-month Move Improve Remove campaigns every year. For each campaign, a total of $15,000 and up to $5,000 per grant, is awarded to successful applicants.

Each campaign aims to raise awareness of a risk factor to reduce falls in older adults living in the community. Key target audiences are non-Aboriginal people aged 60+ years and Aboriginal people aged 45+ years.

Check Your Medicines Grants – Applications closed.

Applications for Check Your Medicines grants are now closed. Applicants with successful expressions of interest will be notified on 12 November with details of the successful applications shared in the Falls Prevention eNews during the Check Your Medicines campaign.

The Check Your Medicines campaign aims to raise awareness of the importance of checking your medicines as a strategy to reduce falls in older adults living in the community. Key target audiences are non-Aboriginal people aged 60+ years and Aboriginal people aged 45+ years.

The Check Your Medicines campaign will run from 1 February 2019 – 30 April 2019 and encourages older adults to stay healthy and independent by managing their medications. This includes knowing their medicines and the side effects which may cause a fall, being aware of taking multiple medications and reducing the use of sleeping tablets.

Grants are open to all those working with older adults living in the Western Australian community and can include Local Governments, Pharmacies, regional community groups, community and not-for-profit organisations and clubs.

For assistance or further information contact Chloe at Injury Matters – cmacri@injurymatters.org.au or call 6166 7688.

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Stay On Your Feet® is provided by Injury Matters and funded by the Western Australian Department of Health.

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