Enhancing connections between community based organizations and health care using a fall prevention intervention
Learning Areas:Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Describe the community based fall prevention program: A Matter of Balance Identify opportunities to connect community based organizations with healthcare organization Demonstrate improved support for older adults through collaboration between community organizations and health care providers
Keyword(s): Community-Based Care, Aging
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Patti League, RN, has an extensive background in home health care. Patti has been the National Program Manager for A Matter of Balance/Volunteer Lay Leader Program since 2006 providing training and technical assistance to implement the program. A Matter of Balance currently has 1000 Master Trainers in 38 States and has reached over 40,000 older adults.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.