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How to get up by yourself after a fall


If you, or a family member has fallen and is injured, phone 111 and ask for an ambulance.

Experiencing a fall can be frightening. If it happens when you're alone, you could find it difficult to get back up again.

The video below shows you how to get up off the floor.

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