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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A Foundation for Strength & Balance Alberta Health Services (Finding Balance, Injury Prevention) is hosting a free, full-day of learning and networking. Target: Health care providers/practitioners who work with seniors and want to know more about preventing seniors’ falls. Learning objectives: Learn about specific types of strength and balance exercises. . .
November is Fall Prevention Month. The theme for 2018 is We all have a role to play. In Manitoba, the province will be proclaiming the week of November 5th as fall prevention week. Many programs and organizations across the Winnipeg Health Region will be promoting this important awareness campaign for. . .
Updated curriculum! We are pleased to announce the first offering of the revised 2017 version of the Canadian Fall Prevention Curriculum. This new course and accompanying textbook reflect extensive revisions from current evidence on fall risk assessment and prevention, as well as fresh approaches to successful and sustainable interventions based on proven. . .