Report on seniors' falls in Canada : HP25-1/2005E
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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|Department/Agency||Public Health Agency of Canada.|
|Title||Report on seniors' falls in Canada|
|Other language editions||[French]|
|Publishing information||Ottawa - Ontario : Public Health Agency of Canada 2005.|
|Description||64p. : coloured figs., graphs, tables, photographs ; 28 cm.|
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