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Injury Prevention

Older Adults Health & Wellbeing

Did you know?

  • A fall is often the incident that steals away someone's independence.
  • Falling is the number one cause of injury-related deaths & hospitalizations for seniors in Canada.
  • Fractures and head injuries are common.
  • 40% of all nursing home admissions occur as a result of a fall.
  • Most falls happen in and around the home.
  • The good news is that most falls are predictable and CAN be prevented.

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