Strategic Goal #1

Enhance opportunities for collaboration & networking among falls prevention partners

Objectives for Goal #1

  • 1A1: By the end of 2022, identify currently utilized communication channels within NCFPC for sharing best practices and latest research (e.g. newsletter, focus group, virtual statewide meetings).
    • Develop a Community of Practice (Research & Practice) to lead this work.
    • Review Community of Practice membership annually to include wide representation across the continuum of care.
  • 1A2: By the end of 2022, leverage existing coalition meetings to host half-day meetings to spotlight innovation and state and national level best practices, including integrating lessons learned and outcomes from the Community of Practice.
  • 1A3: By the end of 2022, integrate evaluation measures and host discussion on how we are moving the needle with FP programs and initiatives.
  • 1A4: By the end of 2022, and annually thereafter, engage in state and national learning and sharing opportunities (e.g. Safe States Alliance, Falls Free, etc.)
  • 1A5: By the end of 2023, conduct a focus group with researchers and practitioners to determine the most effective channels to increase bi-directional communication/collaboration.
  • 1B1: By the end of 2021, review the process for bidirectional information sharing between state and local coalitions.
  • 1B2: By the end of 2021, explore free/low cost technology that can enhance communication between state-regional coalitions and between regional coalitions.
  • 1B3: By the end of 2021, develop and implement processes/pathways for bi-directional communication.
  • 1B4: By the end of 2023, conduct an annual meeting on best practices shared among all regional Falls Prevention Coalitions that aligns with the state/national best practices half-day meeting 1A2.
  • 1C1: By the end of 2021, inventory existing material on the state coalition website for each regional coalition.
  • 1C2: By the end of 2021, collaborate with each regional coalition to understand their awareness, education and advocacy material needs.
  • 1C3: By the end of 2022, based on needs identified 1C2, develop at least 3 new resources that can be tailored for each regional coalition and adaptable to local needs.
    • 1C3-1: Add the resources to the state website and other pathways identified in 1B3
  • 1D1: By the end of 2021, create a list of counties not connected to or active in a regional coalition.
  • 1D2: By the end of 2022, assess available data on engagement and crosswalk identified counties.
  • 1D3: By the end of 2022, make a checklist of possible falls prevention partners and resources in these counties.
  • 1D4: By the end of 2023, connect limited falls prevention resource counties with new partners and regional coalitions.
  • 1D5: By the end of 2024, identify a champion in each of those counties.
  • 1D6: By the end of 2024, provide technical assistance and resources on best practices for establishing and maintaining a coalition.
  • 1E1: By the end of 2023, ensure the integration of the continuum of care definition with the SRPF framework.
  • 1E2: By the end of 2023, develop resources to educate coalition members on the SRPF framework and continuum of care.
  • 1E3: By the end of 2023, use the SRPF framework and data collected via 3A2  &3A3 to  identify populations who have been underserved  and their providers
  • 1E4: By the end of 2023, utilize the SRPF framework (2A) to identify new providers who have not traditionally worked in falls prevention across the continuum of care.
  • 1E5: By the end of 2023, prioritize and recruit at least four new non-traditional partners from those identified in 1E3 and 1E4 to engage in the state and regional coalitions.
  • 1E6: By the end of 2023, identify falls prevention champions to conduct outreach to and engagement within their focus areas.

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