Falls Prevention Links

ResourceDescription
Falls Risk Self-AssessmentThis assessment appears in the Center for Disease Control STEADI "Stay Independent; Learn more about fall prevention" brochure.
Getting up from a fall videoThe "Learn Not to Fall" website has produced a video with detailed instructions on what to do to get up from a fall and how to do it safely.
Home Falls Checklist - EnglishThe Centers for Disease Control checklist to assist you with identifying and correcting falls hazards in your home.
Home Falls Checklist - SpanishLos centros para la lista de Control de enfermedades para ayudarle a identificar y corregir los peligros de caídas en su hogar.
Kenosha County Falls Prevention CoalitionSite for the coalition that contains valuable falls information.
Learn Not to Fall - Philips LifelineA free online informational course in falls prevention that looks at medications, medical conditions, strength and balance and home environment.
Living Well with Low VisionThis site offers up-to-date information and free materials for people living with low vision.
Living with Low-Vision Resource Guide
The University of North Carolina has produced a nice guide to low vision resources that is filled with great information.
National Institute on Aging
Comprehensive Senior Health Information, including falls prevention.
Safe HomesVarious resources and information to keep you falls free in your home.
Safe Outdoors
Various resources and information to keep you falls free when outdoors.
Stay on Your FeetThe Western Australia Department of Health looks at 9 Steps to staying on your feet
You Have the Power to Prevent a Fall - Video
This video from the National Council on Aging discusses some of the types of falls prevention programs that can help you stay on your feet.
Your BodyResources and information pertaining to risk factors presented by illness and other physical issues