The Louisiana Office of Public Health recently held a Falls Prevention Conference in June 2009. This online “toolkit” is a major output of that meeting.
The National Council on Aging (NCOA) released their “National Action Plan” on Fall Prevention in 2005. The Louisiana Fall Prevention Toolkit addresses the 4 key areas identified by the Plan: Medication Management, Home Safety, Community Safety, and Physical Mobility. Find more information on the Falls Free Coalition here.
The Centers for Disease Control also provide an excellent online tookit with a variety of resources including fact sheets, statistics, brochures, posters and website links.
This website is intended for anyone involved in fall prevention: service providers, healthcare professionals, and family members. Learn what YOU can do to prevent falls here: