The next session of the Canadian Falls Prevention Curriculum on-line course will be offered internationally through the University of Victoria from February 12 to March 18, 2016 with instructor, Phil Groff, PhD. Please see flyer for more details.
In this interview with CTV Morning Live, Dr. Ian Pike of The Community Against Preventable Injuries discusses strategies for preventing fall-related injuries. In addition to encouraging people make their homes safer by installing railings and grab bars, Dr. Pike counsels seniors to stay fit as a way of preventing injury. As he explains, “It’s really important that seniors stay […]
The Canadian Physiotherapy Association has some great tips for fall prevention on their PhysioCanHelp.ca website. The full list can be found here but some of the highlights include: Before you get up out of a chair or up from bed, wait 10 seconds before rising to your feet to prevent dizziness, and get your bearings before […]