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.
A review of six warning signs that increase the risk for falling. Developed by the South West Local Health Integration Network and Finding Balance Ontario.
10 tips on how to avoid falls. Produced by the Public Health Agency of Canada.
Top sample activities for Fall Prevention Month:
A visual activity using bristol board or chart paper to brainstorm the various risk factors for falls. Developed by Saskatoon Health Region.
A risk factor kit contains accessories that will help you, as an educator, demonstrate the various falls risk factors to your audience. Developed by Saskatoon Health Region.
An educational presentation that can be used when presenting information about fall prevention to the public. Slides can be adapted to suit your needs. Developed by Finding Balance Alberta.
Posters you can customize to your organization. Please retain the Fall Prevention Month logo and simply add your own information.
Provincial statistics and graphics on fall prevention.
This guide contains social media accounts of Fall Prevention Month partners, examples of social media messages, and can be used to develop a social media plan for your organization’s activities and events.
Use this backgrounder to get all the information you need to share key messages and communicate with the media with confidence.
3 ways to showcase your organization’s great work 
 Help make our collective impact on fall prevention even bigger!

Here’s how:

  1. Submit your initiatives on the Fall Prevention Month website and we will feature them in our Calendar.
  2. Share your initiatives on Twitter using the hashtags #PreventFalls2017 and #PreventFalls. We’d love to follow you!  Need some sample tweets? Try out our handy social media guide.
  3. Spread the word! Download promotional resources to distribute widely.