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 […]
On November 3rd from 9am–3pm, the CHHM Mobile Lab is participating with the Fraser Health Mobile Fall Prevention Clinic to assess falls risk, South Surrey Recreation Centre in White Rock. Come on out and learn more about how you can prevent falls!
Toronto Rehab Institute Fall Prevention Webinar Series – November 2015 Toronto Rehab Institute (TRI) will be hosting a series of fall prevention webinars everyday throughout the month of November in recognition of Fall Prevention Month. The webinars are all free and take place daily throughout November at 12:30pm (EST). The link below has all of […]
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 […]