Staying On Your Feet Resources for Older Adults

8 Steps to Stay on Your Feet (2018) is a brochure that aims to raise awareness on how you can reduce falls and fall-related injuries. A limited number of brochures have been printed for Winnipeg Regional Health Authority public health professionals. To request hard copies, please contact injuryinfo@wrha.mb.ca

Staying on Your Feet Fall Prevention Videos

A series of  videos aimed at helping reduce falls has been produced by Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living and the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority.  These can be shared with clients, posted to your website and downloaded and used on closed circuit TVs in waiting rooms.

Resources You Can Order

All of the resources below are available free of charge for public health professionals through the Materials Distribution Agency (MDA). This link includes the inventory listing, instructions on ordering and the order form: Materials Distribution Agency

A Checklist to Help You Prevent Falls (2015) helps you identify what is putting you at risk of falling

Take Action To Prevent Falls Booklet (2015) contains the above checklist to help you identify what is putting you at risk of falling, provides information on what you can do to reduce the risks and has tools to help you make a plan

Home Balance and Strength Exercises (2016) contains pictures and step-by-step instructions of five exercises that you can do at home to improve your strength and balance

Proper Footwear Can Help Prevent Falls helps you choose the best footwear to decrease your risk of falling

Exercise for Strength and Balance – 11 x 17″ poster

Vitamin D, Prevent Falls and Injuries – 11 x 17″ poster

Medications and Risk of Falling – 11 x 17″ poster

Proper Footwear Prevents Falls – 11 x 17″ poster