GERAS Centre announces falls prevention video series
Published: February 20, 2018
Osteoporosis Canada, Ontario Osteoporosis Strategy, and the GERAS Centre for Aging Research announced a new video series aimed at educating health care professionals to prevent falls and fractures for long-term care (LTC) residents.
Beginning Tuesday February 20, 2018, GERAS will post a new series that will target personal support workers, physiotherapists & physiotherapist assistants, group exercise trainers (e.g., fitness instructors, kinesiologists) and restorative care staff.
Osteoporosis and falls are the leading cause of fractures in LTC homes, and 30 per cent of older adults who experience a fracture live in LTC. The video series promotes exercise and safe movements to prevent falls and fractures in LTC.
Click here to watch the most recent videos.