Who

is at risk?

While anyone can fall at any time, children under 5 years of age and older adults are more likely to be seriously injured.

What

can be done?

The good news is that we know what puts people at risk of falling and being injured. Therefore, we can help reduce the risk of falling. This website provides information to help individuals, families, and professionals prevent falls in a variety of settings.

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Importance of Exercise, Strength Training, Balance and Posture Training for Fall Prevention – Clinical Application

Osteoporosis Canada and Women’s College Hospital deliver Beyond the Break, virtual educational series for healthcare professionals. Importance of Exercise, Strength Training, Balance and Posture Training for Fall Prevention – Clinical Application Date: February 16, 2017 Time 1:00 – 2:00 EST  (noon – 1:00 CST) Speaker: Maureen Ashe, Phd, Delores Langford,. . .

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Canadian Fall Prevention Curriculum Course

HEALTH PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COURSE If you work with older adults in long term care, acute care, home care or in the community, this five-week e-learning course will help you acquire the knowledge and skills needed to apply an evidence-based approach to the prevention of falls and fall-related injuries. Through online,. . .

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