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Preventing falls : how to develop community-based fall prevention programs for older adults
  • Published Date:
    2008
Filetype[PDF - 2.53 MB]


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  • Corporate Authors:
    National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (U.S.)
  • Description:
    1. Introduction -- 2. Planning an effective fall prevention program -- 3. The important role of partnerships in fall prevention programs -- 4. Education: the foundation of effective fall prevention programs -- 5. The 5 building blocks of effective community-based fall prevention programs -- 6. Evaluating your fall prevention program -- 7. Promoting your fall prevention program -- 8. Sustaining your fall prevention program.. -- -- -- Appendix A: Sample individual falls risk assessment -- Appendix B: Identifying partners worksheet -- Appendix C: Sample fall prevention brochure -- Appendix D: Sample fall prevention presentation -- Appendix E: Sample exercises -- Appendix F: Sample medication review form -- Appendix G: Sample home fall prevention safety checklist -- Appendix H: Sample program evaluation tool -- Appendix I: Sample pitch letter -- Appendix J: Key points -- Appendix K: Sustainability plan template

    "CDC developed this guide for communities and CBOs, so they can begin developing effective fall prevention programs. The main purpose of this guide is to: define the key elements of what makes fall prevention programs effective [and to] provide information to communities and CBOs on how to develop effective older adult fall prevention programs." - p. 4

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