Falls and balance

Falls Risk for Older People in the Community (FROP-Com): Tool and guidelines

Targeting community health providers, this tool was created as part of the project "Preventing future falls in older people presenting to the Emergency Department following a fall"

Access the latest FROP-Com: Falls Risk

Access the latest version of the guidelines: Guidelines

For more information about this project contact Frances Batchelor, or phone (03) 8387 2383.


Falls Risk for Older People in the Community - Screen (FROP-Com Screen): Tool and guidelines

Targeting community health providers, this tool was created as part of the project "Implementation of a falls risk screen for older people presenting to an Emergency Department"

Access the latest FROP-Com Screen: Screen

Access the latest version of the screen guidelines: Guidelines

For more information about this project contact Frances Batchelor, or phone (03) 8387 2383.


Working Together to Prevent Falls in Residential Care
Web-based guideline and Training Expo

Targeting residential care staff, this tool was part of the project Star Project: Working together to prevent falls 

Action Research Outline

Draft Falls Risk for Residential Care

NARI Falls Scoping Audit Survey

Training expo resources

Australian guide to healthy eating

Diagrammatic version of psycho-social issues

Environmental considerations case scenario

Environmental considerations poster

Expo promotional flyer

Expo quiz evaluation form

Falls prevention poster Example 1

Falls prevention poster Example 2

Feet and footwear checklist

Feet and footwear suppliers

Medicine categories

Medicines associated with falls

Commonly listed medicines

Medicine side effects

Number and rate of falls Example 1

Number and rate of falls Example 2

Number and rate of falls Example 3

Nutrition hand out

Nutrition healthy diet pyramid

Nutrition and falls

Nutrition posters

Nutrition overview sheet

Psycho-social case scenario

Transfers and mobility case scenarios

Transfers and mobility poster

For more information about this project contact Betty Haralambous, or phone (03) 8387 2331.


Community Falls Prevention Program Sustainability Guidelines Package: Guidelines and training program

Targeting Community Health Professionals; those interested in sustainability of other health related programs. This tool was part of the project "Reducing falls among older people in Victoria: Better evidence, better targeting, better outcomes (Component 4)."

To access the Community Falls Prevention Program Sustainability Guidelines Package (includes a workbook, supporting document and training program), visit the Monash University website.

For more information about this project contact Freda Vrantsidis, or phone (03) 8387 2596.


Falls Prevention in Rural and Remote Settings

NARI partnered with Kimberley Aged and Community Services in Western Australia, and Amaroo Aged Care in Berrigan, New South Wales, to develop and deliver context specific falls education packages.

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Fundamentals of Falls Prevention – Berrigan, NSW July 2015

Falls facts and figures

What causes a fall

Falls risk screening and assessment

Interventions that work

Strategies that work

Advanced Topics in Falls Prevention – Berrigan, NSW July 2015

Falls facts and figures

Fear of falling

Falls and cognitive impairment

Fundamentals of Falls Prevention – Kimberley, WA, September 2015

Facts and figures

Causes of falls

Falls screening and assessment

Interventions that work

Strategies that work

Advanced Topics in Falls Prevention – Kimberley, WA, September 2015

Facts and figures and what works

Falls and cognition

Fear of falling

Falls and alcohol

Falls and feet

Falls and vision

Adherence and uptake