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Falls Prevention Awareness Toolkit

Aug 12, 2021/Open Access

Access this this comprehensive guide to professional and community engagement on falls prevention provided by APTA Geriatrics.

Final Recommendation Statement: Falls Prevention in Community-Dwelling Older Adults: Interventions

Mar 31, 2018/CPG

This guideline provides falls prevention recommendations for community-dwelling adults 65 years or older.

Preventing Falls and Reducing Injury From Falls, Fourth Edition

Sep 1, 2017/CPG

This guideline provides recommendations related to adults and the prevention of falls.

Falls in Older People: Assessing Risk and Prevention [NICE CG161]

Jun 12, 2013/CPG

This clinical guideline offers evidence-based advice on preventing alls in people 65 or older as well as recommendations about preventing falls in inpatients aged 50-64 who are at high risk of falls.

Falls Prevention: Recent Studies Make the Case for PT, PTA Involvement

Sep 22, 2020/News

The magnitude of falls as a public health issue is significant — but more attention to falls prevention could make a difference.

Balance and Falls

Apr 9, 2020

Physical therapy can make a difference—not just in recovery, but in falls prevention.

JAMA Viewpoint: The 'False Dichotomy' of Hospital Falls Prevention vs Mobility Promotion

Jun 14, 2017/Review

Programs that promote mobility with supervision "may actually help to prevent injurious falls."

5 Ways to Get Ready for Falls Prevention Awareness Day

Sep 17, 2019/News

An estimated 1 in 4 adults 65 and older experiences a fall each year, and according to a recent study, falls-related deaths among adults 75 and older are on the rise, all of which makes falls prevention more relevant than ever. With Falls Prevention Awareness Day coming September 23, now is a great time

Falls Awareness Week: An Ounce of Prevention Is Worth a Pound of Cure

Sep 22, 2019/Article

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, emergency departments treat 3 million older adults for falls each year. More than 800,000 patients are hospitalized after a fall, approximately 20% of falls result in serious injuries, and falls are the second leading cause of accidental or

APTA Suggests: More on Balance and Falls

Sep 20, 2019/Article

Here are some APTA-recommended resources that can help you gain a deeper understanding of the impact of falls on our health system, and what can be done to reduce falls risk.

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Minimizing the knowledge-to-action gap; identification of interventions to change nurses' behavior regarding fall prevention, a mixed method study.

May 19, 2021/Academic Journal

Hakvoort, Lysette, Dikken, Jeroen, van der Wel, Maaike, Derks, Christel, Schuurmans, Marieke

A Replication Study of Fall TIPS (Tailoring Interventions for Patient Safety): A Patient-Centered Fall Prevention Toolkit.

Oct 25, 2021/Academic Journal

Fowler, Susan B., Reising, Ellen S.

Application of the OTAGO Exercise/Fall Prevention Program in the Long-Term Care Setting.

Apr 30, 2021/Academic Journal

Ecsedy, Andrea E., Depner, Christine, Hudlikar, Akshay N.

A Physiological Profile Approach to Falls Risk Assessment and Prevention

Feb 28, 2003/Perspective


The purpose of this perspective article is to describe the

Falls in the Medicare Population: Incidence, Associated Factors, and Impact on Health Care

Mar 31, 2009/Research Reports

Background and Purpose

Falls are a major health problem in the

Repeated-Slip Training: An Emerging Paradigm for Prevention of Slip-Related Falls Among Older Adults

Oct 31, 2007/Perspectives

Falls frequently cause injury-related hospitalization or death among older adults.

Fracture Risk and Prevention: A Multidimensional Approach

Dec 31, 2011/Perspectives

Although physical therapists commonly manage neuromusculoskeletal disorders and

What Works to Prevent Falls in Community-Dwelling Older Adults? Umbrella Review of Meta-analyses of Randomized Controlled Trials

Jul 31, 2015/Research Reports


Preventing falls is an international priority. There

Relationship of Balance and Mobility to Fall Incidence in People With Chronic Stroke

Jan 31, 2005/Research Reports


Background and Purpose. People with stroke

Community-Based Tai Chi and Its Effect on Injurious Falls, Balance, Gait, and Fear of Falling in Older People

Aug 31, 2006/research-article


Background and Purpose. It is important to