Watch Your Step: 2014 National Fall Prevention Conference Report Snapshot

There is growing recognition that fall prevention is an important public health issue which can and should be addressed. A public health approach to fall prevention is evidence-based, relying on a careful analysis of the issue and its causes in order to develop practical and effective solutions. By improving monitoring and surveillance systems, identifying key risk factors, adopting evidence-based interventions, and continued integration of knowledge translation and evaluation, this approach can greatly contribute to reducing the negative impact of falls for individuals, family members, caregivers, staff and the health care system.

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