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National Falls Prevention Plans

American Geriatrics Society (AGS) American Geriatrics Society, British Geriatrics Society, and American Academy Of Orthopedic Surgeons: Clinical Practice Guidelines  (PDF) American Geriatrics Society, British Geriatrics Society and American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Panel on Falls Prevention: Guidelines for the prevention of falls in older persons Centers for Disease Control Department of Health and Human Services: Center for Disease Control (2000). U.S. Fall Prevention Programs for Seniors (PDF) National Institutes of Health Osteoporosis and ...

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International Falls Prevention Plans

Queensland , Australia. (PDF) Victoria, Australia North Sydney, Australia Australian Government: Dept of Health and Ageing Australia Program Targeting Greeks and Italians (PDF) South Africa Department of Health (PDF) Canadian Task Force on Preventative Health Care (PDF) United Kingdom: OMNI Registered Nurses Association of Ontario, Canada: Best Practice (PDF) New Zealand Guidelines Group (PDF) Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, Ireland Management of Hip Fracture (2002) – A quick reference guide ...

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General Falls Prevention Resources

Elderly Falls Cut By 11 Percent With Education And Intervention – A recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine July 17 showed that the elderly population reduced falls when given the proper education and prevention techniques. Utilization of a Screening Tool to Identify Homebound Older Adults at Risk for Falls: Validity and Reliability – This report from Home Health Care Services Quarterly examins the reliability and validity of a Falls Risk Assessment (FRA) tool developed to identify risk factors associated with falls in homebound older ...

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