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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.

Please click here for the Terms of Use.

Toolkit Contents

    1. Balance and Exercise
    2. Home and Environment Safety
    3. Health Care Professionals
    4. Community Education 
    5. Logo 
    6. Video Clips 

I. Balance and Exercise 

DVD Exercise Program
    DVD Exercise Programs for Older Adults - Summary         
    Exercises to Improve Balance, Mobility and Strength Video

Otago Exercise Program  
    Otago Exercise Programme - Summary
    Otago Exercise Programme

Otago Exercise Program - Edited Version
    Otago Exercise Program - Edited Version Summary 
    Otago Exercise Programme - Edited Version
Otago Exercise Program - Implementation Tools
    Otago Exercise Programme - Implementation Tools Summary
   Otago Exercise Programme - Implementation Tools

Safety Assessment Falls Education
   Safety Assessment Falls Education - Summary
   Safety Assessment Falls Education (SAFE) Manual

Stay Well 
    Stay Well - Summary 
    Stay Well Leader Guide 

II. Home and Environment Safety    
Home Safety Assessment Tool
   Home Safety Self Assessment Tool - Summary
    Home Safety Self Assessment Tool
   Assistive Equipment

Walkability Survey
   Walkability Survey - Summary
   AARP Sidewalks and Streets Survey
   Walkability Results Report

III. Health Care Professionals

Professional Assessment DVD
   DVD Professional Assessment - Summary
   Fall Risk Assessment Video

Falls Prevention and Risk Assessments 
   Fall Prevention and Risk Assessments - Summary
   Fall Prevention & Risk Assessments 

Educational Modules
    Falls Prevention Educational Modules - Online Training Series 
   Falls Prevention Screening and Competency - Summary
   Falls Prevention Screening and Competency

First Responder Falls Prevention Education
   Tompkins County EMS Presentation - Summary

   EMT/First Responder Falls Prevention Education - Summary
   EMT – First Responder Presentation

Interdisciplinary Falls Prevention Student Education
   Interdisciplinary Falls Prevention Student Education - Summary
   DVD Curriculum and Resources for an Inter-professional Falls Prevention Service Learning Course

Tompkins County Toolkit
    Tompkins County Toolkit - Resources for Professionals

Digital Data Interface Form
   Falls Prevention Digital Data Interface Form - Summary
   Falls Prevention Digital Data Interface Form

Primary Care Provider Tools
   Primary Care Provider Falls Prevention Tools - Summary
   Primary Care Quick Guide
   Primary Care Treatment Interventions 

Patient Guides
   Stand up for Yourself – Patient Guide
   Falls Screening 3 Questions 

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

IV. Community Education

Community Education Presentation  
   Falls Prevention Community Education - Summary
   Community Presentation Leader Guide
   Community Education Presentation

Step Up to Stop Falls Self Management Brochure 
   Step Up to Stop Falls Self Management Brochure  
   Step Up to Stop Falls Brochure – SPANISH 

    Allegany County Toolkit
    Tompkins County Toolkit - Older Adults
    MAVE - Summary
    Falls Prevention Education Wheel - Summary 
    Falls Prevention Educational Wheel

V. Logo 
   Step Up to Stop Falls Logo (PDF)
   Step Up to Stop Falls Logo (JPEG)
   Step Up to Stop Falls Logo (EPS)
   Terms of Use and Graphic Standards

VI. Video Clips (Click on the 'YouTube' logo to view a video in a bigger window)

1. Exercises to Improve Balance, Mobility and Strength DVD   [Click here to order this DVD

ChiTime: Green Dragon Exercise - Clip1                  ChiTime: Lotus Leaves Exercise - Clip2

ChiTime: Ocean Pearl Exercise - Clip3                     Fall Risk Exercise - Clip4

2. Fall Risk Assessment DVD  
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Fall Risk Assessment: Balance & Training - Clip1       Fall Risk Assessment: Tug Test - Clip2

Fall Risk Testing: MMDUERT - Clip3                              Fall Risk Testing: Supplemental Screening - Clip4

3. Curriculum and Resources for an Interdisciplinary Falls Prevention Service Learning Course DVD  [Click here to order this DVD

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