Talk With Your Doc About Falls
Tips on talking to your doctor about falls.
Release about Falls Free, a national action plan that addresses the challenges and barriers related to a national falls prevention initiative and outlines key strategies and action steps to help reduce fall dangers for older adults.
Medications And Falls In The Elderly
Important information about medications that may cause serious side effects contributing to falls in the elderly.
National Safety Month 2005
One-sheet PDF about simple precautions that can save thousands of lives every years.
Safe Steps Checklist
Checklist to use as a guide that can help keep your family safe from slips and falls at home.
“What Will One of Every Three Seniors Suffer This Year?”
Fact about falls in older persons and an online directory of senior care pharmacists across the U.S. and Canada.
U.S. Fall Prevention Programs for Seniors
A comprehensive PDF about fall prevention programs for seniors from the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control.
A Tool Kit To Prevent Senior Falls
Fact sheets, graphs, and brochures about falls and fall prevention for older adults designed for fall prevention programs.
Community and Home Injury Prevention Project for Seniors (CHIPPS)
Goal of the CHIPPS program is to create awareness that many injuries to older people can be prevented, develop ways to correct injury hazards and provide resources on health professionals.
Started in September 2004, this foundation launched a statewide Fall Prevention Initiative in the state of California to help with risk assessment, exercise and environmental modifications for fall prevention.
Falls Risk Assessment and Management System (FRAMS)
Screening test to evaluate falls and medication to determine what is causing falls in an individual.
Fall Prevention and Management Aid
This aid is intended to prompt clinical staff to consider a systematic assessment for determining patients’ risk for falling and to recommend interventions. (DOC).