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Ohio Older Adults Falls Prevention Coalition

The Ohio Older Adults Falls Prevention Coalition is the statewide partnership with the mission to prevent injuries in Ohio using data and collaborative partnerships.  The Coalition serves under the umbrella of the Ohio Injury Prevention Partnership whose vision is working together to create a safe and injury-free Ohio.

Link to the CDC's STEADI Toolkit for provider offices

http://www.cdc.gov/homeandrecreationalsafety/Falls/steadi/index.html

Link to the Ohio Department of Aging STEADY-U Program

http://www.aging.ohio.gov/news/pressreleases/2013/20130916.htm

Link to Central Ohio Resource Guide: http://www.goodhealthcolumbus.org/attachments/COTSFallPreventionCommunityResources.pdf 

To contact the Coalition to secure a speaker, obtain information or inquire about participation, contact Lois Hall, MS at the Ohio Public Health Association, at ohiopha@gmail.com, or by calling 614-635-0207.

OPHA Project Downloads:
OIPP By-Laws and Member Committment Form
Home Safety Checklist - Clermont Co, 2008
Vision Resource Brochure - Role of Good Sight in Fall Prevention
Home Safety Checklist - Ohio Council for Home Care 2010
Medication Review for Fall Prevention
Link to CDC Fall Prevention Publication Order Form - 0510
Sample Home Assessment Tool
CDC Fall Prevention Checklist
CDC Fall Prevention Brochure
TUG - Fall Risk Assessment Tool
Missouri Fall Risk Assessment Tool
Potential Partners for Local Coalitions
What YOU Can Do
ODH Nursing Home Information Re: Falls, 2000
5 Things to Do to Prevent Falls at Your Building
National Council on Aging Link
Joint Commission Fall Prevention Brochure
US Preventive Services Guidelines 2010
Evidence Based Programs - NCOA 2008
Evidence Based Programs - StopFalls.org
Ohio Older Adult Falls Prevention Plan 2011-2014
Distribution of Intervention Article
SAIL Guide for Community Programing for Seniors
Sample EMS guidelines for responding to falls
CDC Cost of Injury Data
NPHW Video Link 2011
Fall Prevention Program Comparisons
Communicating with the Responsible Generation
LHD Standards for Injury Control 0711
7-11 Summit - Fall Prevention Plan
7-11 Summit - Setting the Fall Prevention Agenda
7-11 Summit - Burden of Falls Data
7-11 Summit - Coalition Building
7-11 Summit - Molea Presentation
7-11 Summit - Montanaro-Rambo - Healthcare Providers
7-11 Summit - Needs Assessments
Prevent Blindness Ohio Position on Fall Prevention
2011 Falls Fact Sheet
2011 Falls Fact Sheet
2011 Falls Prevention Day Proclamation
ODH Web Resources w/ Link to Finer W/Age Video
SW Summit - Bigelow Presentation
Ohio Fall Prevention Report - Oct 2011
Kansas Fall Prevention ToolKit
HB 332 Livable Homes Tax Credit Bill - 2011-12
Home Modification White Paper 0412
Template Letters to the Editor
CMS Example of Falls Risk Assessment 0512
CMS Chapter on ADL Assessment 0412
Trust for America's Health Injury Report 2012
TFAH Ohio Injury Talking Points
NCOA Recommended Fall Prevention Resources 0512
USPSTF Fall Prevention Review
USPSTF Fall Prevention Recommendations
USPSTF Fall Prevention Fact Sheet 0512
COTS EMS Considerations for Persons at risk for falls
PPt Presentation for Coalition Sharing 2012
2012 Fall Prevention Talk - 5 min version
2012 Fall Prevention Talk - 10 min version
2012 Falls Fact Sheet
NW Summit Fall Prevention Plan - Things You Can Do
NW Summit - Dr. Wuescher Presentation
NW Summit - Nagel Presentation
NW Falls Summit - Montanaro Presentation
Morse Fall Assessment Pocket Care
Berg Balance Scale
Plan Summary and Action Items - Sutherland presentation
2012 Fall Prevention - Governor's Proclamation
2012 Fall Prevention - Home Modification
2012 Fall Prevention - Tai Chi
2012 Fall Prevention - Voice/Email tags
2012 Fall Prevention - template local release
Video Links to Ohio Fall Prevention Information - 2012
Burden of Injury, Ohio, 2000-2010
CDC FAQs on Tai Chi - 02/13
Matter of Balance - P League - 031913
Home Modification Tax Credit Info
Coalition News 0613
2013 Falls Data Fact Sheet 0913
Creating a User-Friendly Home - Sept 2013
2013 Fall Prevention Flier
Falls Coalition News - September 2013
2013 Fall Prevention and Data Links
Coalition Roster with Web Links
ODH Violent Death Report 2010 (2013)
Steady U Flier
About Steady U
Steady U Partner Promotional Tips
CDC STEADI Toolkit - 0913

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