NHS Wales: Falls project avoids 50 needless ambulance callouts

The “falls” car has covered 2,200 miles (about 3,540km) since January and includes equipment to lift people safely.Janice John, a St John Ambulance Cymru falls assistant, used the specialist gear to help lift Mr Davies, who has dementia, after he fell while walking to the bathroom at his home in Haverfordwest. “We checked him over and there were no obvious injuries,” she said.

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