Fall Prevention Resources for Older Adults
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
To learn more about fall prevention programs in your community:
The Healthline – www.thehealthline.ca
211 Ontario – www.211ontario.ca – Dial 2-1-1