Fall Prevention

Stay On Your Own Two Feet! by Gail Davies

Publisher: Infinity Publishing

Written in English
Cover of: Fall Prevention | Gail Davies
Published: Pages: 108 Downloads: 508
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Subjects:

  • Aging - General,
  • Family & Relationships,
  • Family/Marriage
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages108
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7923634M
ISBN 100741432390
ISBN 109780741432391
OCLC/WorldCa85245316

Falls can happen to everyone but, as we get older, the likelihood of a trip or stumble increases. However, the good news is that falls of this kind are not an inevitable part of getting older. The benefits of preventing a fall include maintaining your mobility, independence, and the abil. Fall Prevention. 8 Getting Started Group Presentations Many social organizations, retirement communities, and religious groups can offer the ideal target audience for your safety messages. You may want to coordinate your group presentations with local service agencies, service clubs, or. The CFPC E-Learning course will help participants acquire the knowledge and skills needed to apply an evidence-based approach to the prevention of falls and fall-related injuries. Participants will be guided through instructor-facilitated learning modules and online discussion forums.

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Fall Prevention: Stay On Your Own Two Feet. tells you how to identify and reduce your fall risk factors. Topics covered include; fear of falling, posture, balance, Fall Prevention book, exercise, vision, medications, footwear,clothing, doctor relationship, pets.

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The good news is that most falls can be prevented. As a caregiver, you have the power to reduce your loved one’s risk of falling, and your own fall risk as well.

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To answer, we’ve gathered some of the best fall-prevention tips together in a single book to help caretakers, clients, friends, and relatives of those who are likely to fall. These tips will help you fall-proof your home and make it much safer for everyone who comes over. Fall Prevention in Nursing Homes: Nursing home residents are twice as likely to fall as older adults who are living in the community.

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Fall injuries are the number one cause of emergency room visits and the fourteenth leading cause of death in the US.

The award-winning book Stop the slop shows how you can prevent these injuries.z Instructions for using the Toolbox Talks to train workers in fall prevention (pages 2–3). z A series of Toolbox Talks about various fall prevention topics (pages 5–12).

Additional resources: z A Fact Sheet, in English and Spanish, with some key information about preventing falls (page 15).