Falls continue to be the number one cause of traumatic brain injury in Iowa. To work toward the State Plan goal of reducing the death rate related to falls by 10% by 2018, ACBI members participate on the Iowa Falls Coalition and actively support the work they do. To learn more about Falls Prevention in Iowa, Click Here.
The Iowa Falls Prevention Coalition will host a two part webinar series "Take Steps to Address the Impact of Falls in Iowa"
Part 1 (April 22) will present current Iowa data on falls and present opportunities for local public health agencies and partners to prevent falls at a community level through evidence-based fall prevention programs.
Click Here to register for Part 1
Part 2 (May 27) will explain implementation of the STEADI toolkit across the continuum and Medicare coverage for fall prevention services. It will also present how to establish partnerships for fall risk screening and referral in your community.
Click Here to register for Part 2
Stay tuned for more information about the Falls Prevention Symposium on July 10th at the Hawkeye Community College in Waterloo, IA.