You think that your family home will be yours forever: it’s the place you raised your children, made countless happy memories, and now it’s where you can see your grandchildren grow up. But in a split second, osteoporosis can take that all away.
Sadly, over half of all hip fracture patients discharged from a hospital after their hip fracture don’t return home. Many go to a rehabilitation centre, or move into long-term care facilities where they can receive around-the-clock care. In fact, over one in two hip fracture patients will suffer another fracture within five years.