This World Health Organization toolkit provides evidence-based guidance on the key approaches to promote and enable older people to be physically active, regardless of who they are, where they live, or their intrinsic capacities (for example their visual or cognitive abilities) or whether they live with chronic conditions (for example, diabetes, hypertension, and arthritis).
World Guidelines for Falls Prevention and Management for Older Adults: A Global Initiative
These guidelines were published in September 2022 in Age and Ageing, the scientific journal of the British Geriatrics Society. These guidelines were developed by the World Falls Task Force, which assembled 96 multidisciplinary experts from 39 countries across five continents, with representation from 36 scientific and academic societies.
The Ontario Osteoporosis Strategy for Long-Term Care is a province-wide program of outreach activities aimed at increasing awareness about fracture prevention, specifically in long-term care, with a focus on the importance of appropriate vitamin D and calcium intake, and on fall prevention. The toolkit contains valuable, practical information useful for healthcare professionals, caregivers and older adults living in long-term care homes and the community.
Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for Adults ages 65 years and older: An Integration of Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour, and Sleep
This resource provides a guide for patients; a guide for clinicians; an information brief demonstrating why the quality standard is needed; quality improvement tools and resources; and performance indicators to help clinicians and organizations track their progress against the standard.
Clinical Best Practice Guidelines: Preventing Falls and Reducing Injury from Falls (Fourth Edition, 2017)