Tag: falls

Register now for the upcoming CFPC course

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The next Canadian Falls Prevention Curriculum on-line course is now open for registration on the University of Victoria Continuing Studies website. If you work with older adults in long term care, acute care, home care or in the community, this updated five-week e-learning course will help you acquire the knowledge and skills needed to apply an evidence-based approach to the prevention of falls and fall-related injuries. The course is self-directed…

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ProFouND effect on fall prevention

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In Europe, a widespread approach to disseminating information about fall prevention has taken hold in the form of ProFouND, the Prevention of Falls Network for Dissemination. As Dr. Chris Todd, the lead for ProFouND and Professor at the University of Manchester, explained in the BCIRPU’s March 20 webinar presentation, the goal is to broadly disseminate evidence-based, best-practice information about fall prevention. The newest approach is an app for health care…

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