Report on seniors' falls in Canada : HP25-1/2005E

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This report discusses the problems presented by seniors’ falls and presents best practices to reduce their occurrence. A comprehensive overview of data on falls includes statistics on fall-related mortality. Risk factors for seniors’ falls are organized as biological, behavioural, environmental, and socio-economic. The discussion of best practices is in the context of factors that affect the sustainability of fall-prevention programs. The report concludes by addressing the potential of provincial and territorial data for supporting fall-prevention initiatives.

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Publication information
Department/Agency Public Health Agency of Canada.
Title Report on seniors' falls in Canada
Publication type Monograph
Language [English]
Other language editions [French]
Format Paper
Other formats Electronic-[English]
Note(s) Bibliography.
Publishing information Ottawa - Ontario : Public Health Agency of Canada 2005.
Binding Softcover
Description 64p. : coloured figs., graphs, tables, photographs ; 28 cm.
ISBN 0-662-41415-2
Catalogue number
  • HP25-1/2005E
Subject terms Seniors
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