While anyone can fall at any time, children under 5 years of age and older adults are more likely to be seriously injured.
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Here are 10 featured resources for the 2017 Fall Prevention Month toolkit 1. You can prevent falls! A guide and comprehensive checklist for seniors on ways to prevent falls through home and lifestyle modifications. Developed by the Public Health Agency of Canada. 2. Six warning signs of falls A review of six warning signs that increase the risk for falling. Developed by the South. . .
The Canadian Fall Prevention Curriculum (CFPC) has launched a new website which hosts a wealth of information on fall prevention training and resources. Visit http://canadianfallprevention.ca/ The CFPC is also announcing a second edition of Fall Prevention Programming: Designing, Implementing and Evaluating Fall Prevention Programs for Older Adults (V Scott, 2017). . . .
Fall Prevention Month is a campaign that encourages Canadian organizations to come together and coordinate their fall prevention efforts for a larger impact. Did you know? Falls are the leading cause of injury among older Canadians Falls can result in chronic pain, reduced mobility, loss of independence and even death. . .