Fall Prevention

The Four E’s: Preventing Falls

This slide deck and companion three-page tip sheet introduces the risk of falling and how it can be prevented through: Evaluation, Exercise, Environment, and Education.


Risk of Falling Checklist

This tool can be used by direct service professional (DSPs) to complete for each individual they support to assess what kinds of fall risks the individual might face.


Fall Prevention Leadership Strategies

Use this tip sheet to find management strategies that may help reduce the number of falls happening to the individuals supported by your organization.


What to Do if Someone Falls

This tip sheet can be used in training or distributed to DSPs to share information about what to do when someone falls. This includes the steps to take when a fall happens and details to include in documentation.


Fall Log

This tool can be used to document details about an individual who has fallen. This tool can be distributed to DSPs to be used with the individual they support.


Last modified: December 16, 2020