This pamphlet presents older adults with facts on falls and and tips to help reduce the risk of falling in the community.
2 Pages.

This handout provides seniors and their families with footwear tips to promote safe walking and avoid falls. 1 Page.

Resource provides older adults and their families with basic information about falls, risks, and prevention strategies. 3 Pages.

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.

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

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.

The National Guidelines for Seniors Mental Health provides evidence based recommendations to assist and support  assessment, treatment, management and  prevention of delirium in older persons.

The Education & Training section has educational resources and links about the care of the elderly for medical students, health professionals pursuing continuing medical education and members of the community in South East Ontario. This section also provides access to teaching resources about the care of the elderly for faculty, staff, teaching assistants and independent trainers.

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