November is Fall Prevention Month

Calling all Health Professionals: November is Fall Prevention Month!

5x7 poster for a health educator event on Friday November 1 at the Village Seniors Community in Hanover. Pre-registration is preferred. To register, please contact: Amber Schieck, A.Schieck@publichealthgreybruce.on.ca or (519) 376-9420 ext. 1270.
Fall Prevention Month 2019 Health Professional Educational Event

To kick off Fall Prevention Month 2019, the Grey Bruce Falls Prevention and Intervention Program invites you to attend a free education workshop to learn about fall prevention best practices, cannabis, fracture risk screening, resources and local success stories. Pre-registration is preferred. To register, please contact: Amber Schieck, A.Schieck@publichealthgreybruce.on.ca or (519) 376-9420 ext. 1270.

Did you know…

The average Canadian senior stays in hospital 10 days longer for falls than for any other cause.

Did you know…

The leading cause of injury for infants under 1 year old is falling from a bed.

November is Fall Prevention Month. We all have a role to play. Falls are the most common cause of an emergency department or hospital visits in Canada. #PreventFalls2019. For more information on resources for all ages check out Injury Prevention under the resources tab.

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