Integrating Falls Best Practices Using Partnerships

Nov 20, 2019, 12:00pm - 12:45pm
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The release of RNAO's Preventing Falls and Reducing Injuries from Falls best practice guideline (BPG) provides an excellent opportunitiy to promote health sector collaboration. 

The northeast region falls prevention strategy, "Stay on Your Feet", connects home and community care services with local public health units to support falls prevention amongst older adults. 

This webinar will present on the process of integrating the new BPG into home and community care services, organizational change and linking public health units to system supports. 

During this webinar, participants will learn how to:

  • create partnerships and alignment in falls prevention within the northeast region
  • leverage the enablers to support falls prevention practice changes that lead to positive client outcomes
  • align existing resources and infastructure to integrate evidence-based best practices in falls prevention into the health-care system. 


Wendy Carew, MSc
Population Health Lead
Nipssing, North East Local Health Integration Network

Kathryn McLenaghan, RN
Director Home & Community Care
Nipissing, North East Local Health Integration Network