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Practitioner resources

Toolkit

World Osteoporosis Day Campaign Resources

An online toolkit with educational material, resources, facts, and statistics about osteoporosis. Resources are available in multiple languages.

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Webinars

Archived webinars from the Fall Prevention Community of Practice.

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Reading List 2016

A recommended reading list for practitioners created by the Fall Prevention Community of Practice library service. Contains a list of current journal articles and other resources to increase your knowledge. Members of Loop (it's free to join!) can access all articles for free.

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Loop

Available in English and French. Loop is an online communication platform for the Fall Prevention Community of Practice. Offering a free library service for health care practitioners. 

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Parachute’s Horizon

Parachute’s Horizon is an online hub that connects Canadians with leading practice solutions for injury prevention.

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Canadian Best Practices Portal

Available in English and French. The Canadian Best Practices Portal from the Public Health Agency of Canada links to resources and solutions to plan programs for promoting health and preventing diseases for populations and communities.

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McMaster Optimal Aging Portal

The McMaster Optimal Aging Portal provides direct access to trusted, evidence-based information about optimal aging and common health conditions that can be used to inform patients about how to live full, healthy lives.

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Ontario Injury Prevention Resource Centre

OIPRC aims increase the knowledge, skill, and confidence of injury prevention practitioners in the planning, implementation and evaluation of injury prevention initiatives in Ontario. The website contains resources, information about training, news, events, communication tools and more.

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Finding Balance Canada

Finding Balance is a national program developed by the Injury Prevention Centre at the University of Alberta. It is designed to raise awareness of preventing slips, trips, and falls among older Canadians. 

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Public Education Presentation

This education resource is a Power Point presentation which includes speaker's notes. The focus of the presentation is educating the public about preventing falls. 

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Age-Friendly Communities

Available in English and French. This website from the Public Health Agency of Canada describes the Age-Friendly Communities initiative, explains what makes a community age-friendly and provides information about Canadian communities who are striving to support the health and well-being of older people.

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Hip Protectors Video

An educational video which provides information to practitioners about hip protectors.

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Post Fall Huddles

Learning what happened just before and during a fall assists practitioners to have their clients avoid further fall injuries.

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Assessment and Prevention of of falls in older people (NICE)

A comprehensive guide to assessment and prevention of falls in older people.

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RNAO Fall Prevention Guidelines

An evidence-based guideline, created by the Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario, for nurses and other health-care professionals on the topic of preventing falls and fall injuries.

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RNAO Long-term Care Toolkit

The Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO) Long-Term Care Toolkit is an online source for evidence-based resources on topics relevant to the long-term care setting.

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College of Occupational Therapists Fall Prevention Guidelines

Occupational Therapists play a vital role to avoid falls and to assist clients following a fall. The guidelines assist practitioners to provide optimal care.

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Osteoporosis Canada Guidelines for Preventing Fractures in Long Term Care

The frail elderly in long term care can now benefit from the Osteoporosis Canada guidelines.

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Safer Healthcare Now! Getting Started Kit

Available in English and French. This Safer Healthcare Now! Fall Prevention/Injury Reduction Getting Started Kit is intended to be a guide to assist professionals working across all health sectors (acute, long term care and home health care) to implement fall prevention/injury reduction programs for individuals > 65 years of age.

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Effective Organizations

Available in English and French. This website has resources to help practitioners who are organizing an event or working with partners. The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) website hosts an online publications catalogue with a section dedicated to materials on effective organizations, communication, leadership, organizational behaviour, problem solving, volunteerism, etc. 

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