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Become an Injury Matters Volunteer

Do you want to become an active member of your community, while helping others?

People volunteer for many reasons. Some do it to meet people, learn new skills, help others, take on new challenges and use their skills and experience in a positive way. Injury Matters is seeking Expression of Interest for Volunteers to join our wonderful team of volunteers.

Volunteers provide information and education to community members, health professionals and community workers.

If you are interested in becoming a Volunteer, please complete the form below. Click here to view our Position Description.

If you would like to find out more information, please contact Injury Matters on 6166 7688 or [email protected]

Injury Matters Volunteer EOI
I give permission for Injury Matters to keep my details on file for up to 6 months for any future opportunities.

 

Benefits of Moving Your Body to Prevent Falls

It can be challenging to stay motivated when starting physical activity. Between the weather, aches, and the other to-dos on your list, moving your body can feel more like a chore than a fun activity. That is why it’s a great idea to have a friend or group to encourage you to stay active.

Moving your body well and regularly is the best way to develop strong legs and good balance. Strong legs and good balance are needed to do your everyday activities, such as shopping, gardening, and playing with your grandkids. Read on to find out more benefits of moving your body. Continue reading “Benefits of Moving Your Body to Prevent Falls”

Find an Activity you Love to Prevent Falls

There are plenty of enjoyable ways you can stay active and prevent slips, trips and falls by moving your body. The secret to committing to making your body stronger and balance better is finding an activity you genuinely love to do. This way, you stay motivated to keep active, have fun, and stay connected within the community.

Sports such as dancing, lawn bowls, swimming, tennis and golf have many healthy ageing benefits, including helping participants avoid falls. You can find an exercise class near you on the Stay On Your Feet® e-Directory, or contact a local sports club like the ones below. Continue reading “Find an Activity you Love to Prevent Falls”

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

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Government of Western Australia Department of Health Injury Matters