Injury From Falls

Tools and Resources for Provider Education

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  1. Populations

Age

Older Adults

National Center for Patient Safety Falls Toolkit
http://www.patientsafety.va.gov/SafetyTopics/fallstoolkit/index.html
The Falls Toolkit is designed for facilities that have or would like to start a falls prevention program

A Matter of Balance
http://www.mainehealth.org/mh_body.cfm?id=432
A Matter of Balance participants learn to control their falls, set goals to increase activity, and change their environment to prevent falls.

Growing Stronger – Strength Training for Older Adults
http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/physical/growing_stronger/index.htm
Growing Stronger is an exercise program involving       strengthening exercises to improve balance, coordination, and mobility.

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  2. Other Tools/Resources

ProFaNE – Prevention of Falls Network Europe (International)
http://profane.co/
The ProFaNE Online Community is an active working group of Health Care Practitioners, Researchers and Public Health Specialists dedicated to the prevention of falls in Europe and beyond.


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