Step Ahead to Fall Prevention in Older Adults
November is fall prevention month and the perfect time for you and your staff to improve your fall prevention knowledge. Falls are the leading cause of injury-related hospitalizations among adults aged 65 and older in Canada. The Step Ahead to Fall Prevention in Older Adults training program is being offered on Friday November 16, 2018 from 8:30-12 at the York Region Public Health offices at 50 High Tech Road in Richmond Hill Ontario. by York Region Public Health. This free, 3.5 hour interactive training program offers a certificate of participation upon completion and is based on fall prevention research and best practices. The workshop will prepare caregivers to safely coach and motivate older adults in fall prevention strategies. To sign up please call Christine Grimbly at 905-762-1282 extension 74612.