Fall Prevention Resources for Older Adults

 

Winter Walking

During the winter months, many factors can cause a slip, fall or injury. This brochure and poster provide information on the benefits of keeping active all year long and tips to keep you safe. For copies of this resource, contact the health unit at 1-800-263-3456.

Winter Walking Poster

Winter Walking Brochure

 

 

Anyone can fall: Prevent it from happening to you

Anyone can fall, but as you grow older, the risk increases. This resource provides tips on reducing your risk factors.

Anyone can fall

 

 

6 Warning Signs of Falls

Are you at risk for a fall? Review the 6 Warning Signs of Falls Card to self-assess your risk. The card also features 10 tips to reduce your chance of having a fall.

6 Warning Signs Link

 

Staying on Your Feet: A Guide to Help Older Adults Prevent Falls

The Staying on Your Feet guide can be used by healthcare providers and older adults to identify what puts you at risk for falls, learn how to prevent falls and find resources.

Staying on Your Feet Link

 

Links to More Resources for Older Adults

 

 

 

For more information about preventing falls and getting the care you need in your home and in the community:

Community Care Access Centre

310-CCAC (2222)

www.healthcareathome.ca

 

To learn more about fall prevention programs in your community:

The Healthline – www.thehealthline.ca

211 Ontario – www.211ontario.ca – Dial 2-1-1

 

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