Fall Prevention Information (Ministry of Health)

Falls are the leading cause of injury for seniors: one in three British Columbians over the age of 65 typically falls once or more each year. Falls are the main reason that older adults lose their independence. Most falls can be prevented, and there are many resources available to help seniors stay fall-and injury-free. In addition to providing resources, the Province supports the prevention of falls by working with health care professionals, injury prevention experts, and the public. For older adults, their relatives and caregivers, as well as health professionals and care providers, information on prevention, causes, consequences, and treatment of falls among older adults can be found on the websites listed below.

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Ministry of Health Seniors' Fall Prevention

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This program was last updated on 23 Feb 2016.