Collection at a glance:
Fall Prevention and Cognitive Impairment: Inventory of resources and learning opportunities for caregivers (2018)
Re-shaping the Housing Market for Aging in Place and Home Modifications (2017)
Healthy Aging through Fall Prevention among Older Aboriginal People (2011)
The Centre for Aboriginal Health Research, the Centre of Excellence on Mobility, Fall Prevention and Injury in Aging, the BC Injury Research and Prevention Unit, the BC Seniors Secretariat, and the University of Victoria Centre on Aging hosted a two-day symposium exploring the elements of an Aboriginal approach to Fall Prevention. The following report summarizes the agenda and rationale for the Symposium, the role of knowledge translation, key themes and emerging discussions, information generated, and suggestions for the next steps for creating an Aboriginal approach to fall prevention.
The Next Wave of Fall Prevention in British Columbia
This Special Report by the BC Fall and Injury Prevention Coalition provides an overview of the current state of fall prevention activities in BC and directions for the future based on a ‘capacities and gaps’ analysis.
Reducing Falls and Injuries from Falls Getting Started Kit: Evidence Update
The Falls GSK was developed as part of the Canadian Patient Safety Institute’s signature program, Safer Healthcare Now! The Falls GSK was developed to engage interdisciplinary teams in a dynamic approach for improving quality and safety on the topic of falls prevention.
Better Vision for Seniors: A Public Health Imperative (2017)
Indigenous Fall Prevention Symposium Report to the Public Health Agency of Canada (2018)
Preventing Falls: From Evidence to Improvement in Canadian Health Care (2014)
The negative impact of falls highlights a need to understand the burden of falls on Canadians and the health system.
- How are Canadian health care organizations progressing with falls prevention programs? – Which populations are at greatest risk of falls?
- What tools are available to support organizations?
In the report Preventing Falls: From Evidence to Improvement in Canadian Health Care, Accreditation Canada, the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI), and the Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI) take a closer look at these questions and share information about falls and falls prevention in acute care, long-term care, and home care settings.
Seniors’ Falls in Canada (Second report, 2014)