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Age UK has told Daybreak that the number of falls taken by elderly people can be prevented by eye tests, and taking regular exercise.
"It doesn't have to be this way, you can prevent a number of falls", Michelle Mitchell said, "often by taking a number of really simple steps."
Today Age UK will launch its Falls Awareness Week as around 350,000 people over the age of of 60 are being treated in hospital as the result of a fall.
Figures from the Health and Social Care Information Centre have revealed that between 2012 and 2013 more than 410,000 people of all ages were admitted to hospitals across England as a result of a fall.
The figure was almost a 15% reduction from the previous year, the HSCIC said, with almost three-quarters of females admitted over the age of 65, compared to around half of men.
A charity has warned that the impact of falling over can be life-changing for an older person, causing them to feel isolated and reluctant to leave home.
Charity director general Michelle Mitchell said:
Around 350,000 people over the age of of 60 are treated in hospital because they have fallen over, a charity has warned.
It is a "real concern" the number of elderly people who are admitted to hospital in England from the result of a fall, Age UK said.
The charity, which launches its Falls Awareness Week today, said around 9,000 older people die every year because they have fallen.
It added that falling over is one of the leading causes of death for over-75s.