Injury From Falls Evidence-based Interventions

Example Evidence-based Interventions at a Glance
INTERVENTION POPULATION SETTING STRATEGY

 

Age Race/Ethnicity   Provider Education
Ban “A” Fall program Adults, Seniors All Health care facility  
Connecticut Collaboration for Fall Prevention (CCFP) intervention Adults All Health care facility  
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INTERVENTION POPULATION SETTING STRATEGY
  Age Race/Ethnicity   Group Education
Community-based group exercise program for older women Seniors All Community  
Dance-based training Seniors All Community  
Exercise training for rehabilitation and secondary prevention of falls Seniors All Health care facility  
A group exercise program Seniors All Health care facility  
Group exercise in retirement villages Seniors All Community  
The Nijmegen Falls Prevention Program Seniors All Community  
Sun-style Tai Chi exercise Seniors All Community  
Tai Chi and fall reductions in older adults Seniors All Community  
Think First for Kids Children All Schools  
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INTERVENTION POPULATION SETTING STRATEGY
  Age Race/Ethnicity   Individual Education
Exercise and balance training for older women Seniors All Home, Health care facility  
Home-based intervention for older adults Seniors All Home, Health care facility  
Home-based physical therapy for older adults Seniors All Home  
Staying Active-Staying Safe Seniors All Home  
A targeted falls prevention program Seniors All Health care facility  
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INTERVENTION POPULATION SETTING STRATEGY

 

Age Race/Ethnicity   Environments and Policies
Canadian Standards Association Standards for Playground Equipment Infants/Toddlers, Children, Teens All School  
Home visits for assessment and modifications of environmental hazards Seniors All Home  
Redesigning of furniture to prevent tipping All All Community  
Vertical fall arrest standard Adults, Seniors All Worksite  
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INTERVENTION POPULATION SETTING STRATEGY

 

Age Race/Ethnicity   Multiple Strategies
The Atlanta Frailty and Injuries: Cooperative Studies of Intervention Techniques (FICSIT) Seniors All Community Group Education, Individual Education
The Children Can’t Fly campaign Infants/Toddlers, Children, Adults All School, Faith-based, Community, Home, Health care facility Campaigns & Promotions, Supportive Relationships, Environment & Policy
Community and home injury prevention program for seniors (CHIPPS) Seniors All Home Individual Education, Environment & Policy
Community-based exercise program Seniors All Community, Home Group Education, Individual Education, Environment & Policy
A community-based osteoporosis and fall prevention program Adults, Seniors All Community Campaigns & Promotions,  Group Education, Individual Education, Environment & Policy
Community Hip Protector Study Seniors All Home, Health care facility Supportive Relationships, Environment & Policy
Community-wide infant walker injury prevention initiative Adults All Community, Health care facility Campaigns & Promotions, Group Education, Environment & Policy
Exercise programs for older adults Seniors All Health care facility Group Education, Supportive Relationships
Falls and injury prevention program for older adults Seniors All Health care facility Provider Education, Individual Education, Environment & Policy
Falls Home Intervention Team Seniors All Home, Health care facility Individual Education, Environment & Policy
Falls Management Exercise (FaME) program Seniors All Community, Home Group Education, Individual Education
A fall prevention program Adults, Seniors All Health care facility Provider Education, Supportive Relationships, Environment & Policy
Fall reduction for the visually impaired Seniors All Home Individual Education, Supportive Relationships
Fall reduction in a rehabilitation setting Adults, Seniors All Health care facility Provider Education,
Supportive Relationships, Environment & Policy
Group exercise to improve balance and reduce falls Seniors All Community, Home Group Education, Individual Education
The Harstad Injury Prevention Study Adults, Seniors All Community, Home, Health care facility Campaigns & Promotions,  Provider Education, Group Education, Individual Education, Supportive Relationships, Environment & Policy
Home-based fall risk reduction Seniors All Community, Home Supportive Relationships, Environment & Policy
The Home Safe program Adults All Worksite Group Education, Individual Education, Environment & Policy
The Hospital Injury Prevention study Seniors All Health care facility Provider Education, Individual Education, Environment & Policy
Implementing strategies to decrease risk of falls in older women Seniors All Community, Home Group Education, Individual Education
Make a Move (MaM) intervention Seniors All Community Campaigns & Promotions, Individual Education, Environment & Policy
Moving forward in fall prevention: an intervention to improve balance among older adults Seniors All Community, Home Group Education, Individual Education
A multifaceted intervention on falls in nursing homes Seniors All Health care facility Provider Education, Group Education, Supportive Relationships, Environment & Policy
The No More Falls (MNF) program Seniors All Community, Home Individual Education, Environment & Policy
Nurse-led falls prevention program Seniors All Home Supportive Relationships, Environment & Policy
A patient fall prevention program Adults All Health care facility Group Education, Environment & Policy
Prevention of Falls in the Elderly trial (PROFET) Seniors All Home, Health care facility Group Education, Supportive Relationships, Environment & Policy
A rehabilitation exercise program Seniors All Health care facility Group Education, Individual Education
A research-based comprehensive fall prevention program Adults, Seniors All Health care facility Individual Education, Environment & Policy
A specific balance-strategy training program Seniors All Health care facility Group Education, Individual Education
Stay on Your Feet Safety Walks Group Seniors All Community Group Education, Environment & Policy
Strength and balance training for older women Seniors All Home Individual Education, Supportive Relationships
Tailored exercise plans for older adults Seniors All Home Individual Education, Supportive Relationships


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