Step Up to Stop Falls Toolkit

This easy-to-use falls prevention toolkit contains a variety of resources for health care professionals who work with older adults, older adults themselves, as well as their caregivers. Examples include exercises to improve strength and balance, a home safety assessment checklist, and professional screening and competency guides.

Home and Environment Safety

Home Safety Self Assessment Tool

Health Care Professionals

Fall Prevention & Risk Assessments

Fall Prevention and Risk Assessments
Falls Prevention Professional Assessment Video 

Educational Modules

Falls Prevention Educational Modules – Online Training Series
Falls Prevention Screening and Competency 

Interdisciplinary Falls Prevention Student Education

Curriculum and Resources for an Inter-professional Falls Prevention Service Learning Course (link to below in Video Clips section)

Primary Care Provider Tools

Primary Care Quick Guide
Primary Care Treatment Interventions 

Patient Guides

Stand up for Yourself – Patient Guide


Clinician Falls Mobility Forms
Clinician Instructions
Patient Falls Mobility Form
Patient Falls Mobility Form – SPANISH

Community Education

Step Up to Stop Falls Brochure and posters

Step Up to Stop Falls Brochure
Step Up to Stop Falls Posters

Video Clips

Exercise Program DVD

ChiTime: Green Dragon Exercise
ChiTime: Lotus Leaves Exercise
ChiTime: Ocean Pearl Exercise
Fall Risk Exercise

Falls Risk Assessment DVD

Fall Risk Assessment: Balance and Training
Fall Risk Assessment: Tug Test
Fall Risk Testing: MMDUERT
Fall Risk Testing: Supplemental Screening

Curriculum and Resources for an Interdisciplinary Falls Prevention Service Learning Course DVD

No clips for previewing this DVD are available.

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Focus Area: Older Adults

Category: Evaluation, Infographic, Report, Toolkit

Date Published: January 1, 2010