Falls Prevention Resources (practice page)

Resources for Professionals, Community Leaders and Advocates

Resources for Professionals, Community Leaders and Advocates

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General Falls Prevention Information

Find a presentation or an infographic!​

General Falls Prevention Information

Find a presentation or an infographic!​
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Fall Risk Assessment

Take a fall risk assessment and learn what you can do to prevent falls!

Fall Risk Assessment

Take a fall risk assessment and learn what you can do to prevent falls!
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Medication Management

Use these tools to talk to your provider about your medications!

Medication Management

Use these tools to talk to your provider about your medications!​
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Brain Health and Falls

Learn about how brain health is connected to fall risk!​

Brain Health and Falls

Learn about how brain health is connected to fall risk!​
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Resources for Older Adults, Caregivers, Family Members and Patients

Resources for Older Adults, Caregivers, Family Members and Patients

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RX fo Falls Resources

Rx for Falls

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Evidence-Based Falls Prevention Programs​

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Evidence-Based Falls Prevention Programs​

Find a class that works for you!
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Home Safety

Learn about keeping your home safe!

Home Safety

Learn about keeping your home safe!
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Coalition Building

Learn how to build and sustain a coalition!

Coalition Building

Learn how to build and sustain a coalition!
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Healthy Aging NC

An Initiative of the NC Center for Health & Wellness at UNC Asheville

Healthy Aging NC serves as a resource center for evidence-based health promotion and disease prevention programs. Learn more about our chronic disease management and falls prevention programs, as well as additional resources at the Healthy Aging NC website.

National Council on Aging

A respected national leader and trusted partner to help people aged 60+ meet the challenges of aging. The National Council on Aging (NCOA) will give you tips and resources on fall prevention, balance programs and help you learn about Falls Prevention Awareness Day.

Injury Free NC

An initiative of the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and the NC Division of Public Health’s Injury and Violence Prevention Branch to keep North Carolinians safe and free from injury and violence so that they can live to their full potential. Find resources and more information at the Injury Free NC website

Fall Prevention Center of Excellence

An initiative of the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology to ensure the independence, safety, and well-being of older persons through fall prevention. Find resources for individuals, families, service providers, researchers and educators at stopfalls.org, and on the Home Modification Information Network.

Home Modification Information Network – North Carolina Directory

Recruitment of Falls Prevention Coalition Members – Technical Assistance Brief #3

Presentations

Find educational presentations from our community partners on preventing falls, building coalitions, and supporting community falls prevention efforts at NC Falls Prevention Presentations.

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention Initiatives

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CDC Medication Fact Sheet – Are your medicines increasing your risk for falls?

 

CDC STEADI Check for Safety Brochure – A Home Fall Prevention Checklist for Older Adults

 

CDC STEADI-Rx  (Resources to help pharmacists engage patients and providers to improve fall-related health issues; offers tools for pharmacists on how to screen, assess, and coordinate care to reduce older adult fall risk.)

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