This resource provides and prompts the older adult/family member to provide details and circumstances of a recent fall(s) to the Health Care Provider. 2 Pages.

This report was designed to support the efforts of those who work on research programs and policies to reduce seniors' falls and fall-related injuries. It presents a comprehensive analysis of national data for Canadians age 65+ on fall injuries and deaths, as well as evidence on risk factors and best practices for the prevention of injuries to seniors living in both community and institutional settings. 65 Pages.

This article provides a summary of the Falls Prevention protocol in Acute Care and a link to the Protocol document.

Collaborative interprofessional resource manual to prevent falls and injuries in LTC. Appendices offer a range of resource tools and documents. 157 Pages.

This article offers a three-question approach to help family physicians optimize their patients' use of canes. 2 Pages.

This toolkit provides staff in long-term care with the background information and associated tools necessary to prevent, assess and manage falls and injuries in a long-term care setting. It is a companion resource to the Preventing Falls and Injuries in Long-Term Care Resource Manual. 39 Pages.

This resource is intended to be used in conjunction with the Berg Balance Scale, a 14-item performance-based instrument intended to evaluate an individual’s balance and / or response to treatment. 1 Page.

The Timed Up & Go (TUG) test is an assessment that should be conducted as part of a routine evaluation when dealing with older persons to detect fallers and those who need further evaluation of gait or with balance problems. 2 Pages.

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