Program Contents: 24 minute DVD
Copyright Date: 2009
Available in the United States Only
Although falls can happen to anyone of any age group, they are undoubtedly more common in the elderly population. This program examines the risk factors for falls, illustrating cases in which falls can be avoided, while helping viewers to implement preventative strategies tailored to elderly care. Formalized fall-prevention programs are highlighted in different settings. Showing that the causes of falls are multi-factorial in nature, the video calls for an approach which encompasses accurate identification of risks and effective vicinity management.