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OAPs' falls fear trap

Thousands of people in Wales over the age of 75 won't leave their homes on their own because they are scared about falling. That's according to a report published by the care charity WRVS.

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Older people 'vulnerable to falling in winter months'

More than a quarter of people over the age of 75 in Wales have had a fall in the past two years. Leaving most shaken and many too afraid to leave their homes alone again.

That's the finding of a report from the WRVS charity which offers support to older people. It says people feel especially vulnerable in the winter months. David Wood reports

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