Module 1: At Risk of Falling
Module 1 addresses:
1) Risk factors, or causes, associated with falls;
2) Interventions to prevent falls;
3) Components of a falls prevention program.
When People Fall: Prevention For Those at Risk
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one of every three adults, age 65 and older, in the United States falls each year. Falls are the leading cause of injury-related deaths among people 65 years and older. The U.S. Public Health Service estimates that two-thirds of the deaths associated with a fall are preventable. This program is designed to assist facilities in their efforts to reduce the number of falls and injuries due to falls.
Fall Risk Prevention (Complete Module to print)
For the Instructor:
Module 1: Presentation Slides
Module 1- Fall Slides (Handouts)
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