Fall Risk Screen Brochure
It provides a fall risk assessment tool to rate a person’s risk for a fall.
Seniors’ Falls Can Be Prevented
From the BC Injury Research and Prevention Unit. Contains tips for seniors on avoiding falls at home and away from home.
The Fall Prevention Multimedia Package includes a video as well as written resources aimed at engaging both seniors and their doctors. The video highlights some of the ways to reduce fall risks, common health conditions related to falls and practical assessment tools. The resources offer safe and easy-to-follow exercises, recommendations for good sleep habits and ways to make a senior’s home safer to reduce falls.
Resources are available from the General Practice Services Committee (GPSC) through:
- Download PDF describing the resource
- View list of written resources and download from GPSC site
- View Primary Care Fall Prevention video on YouTube
MyMedRec is a portable up to date health record that can be easily shared with your family, doctor, nurse, pharmacist or anyone else involved in your healthcare. It keeps track of the medicines that you and your family members are taking and many other elements related to your health. Use it to remind you when to take a dose and when to refill your prescription. With MyMedRec all of your important health information is saved in one easily accessible place.
MyMedRec was designed by Canada’s leading health care associations as a safe and smart way to help you get the most out of your medicines. Link to app on iTunes