The Windsor Essex Community Health Centre is working to reduce falls for older adults Falls are the leading cause of injury and death among seniors. Most falls however are avoidable with appropriate education, awareness, screening, assessment, intervention and prevention. The Windsor Essex Community Health Centre Falls Prevention Screening Clinic is a group of health care providers from the community who work with seniors to help maintain their independence and reduce their risk of having a fall.
The Falls Prevention Screening Clinic aims to:
- Assess what may be putting seniors at risk of falling
- Educate seniors on ways to reduce the risk of falling
- Connect seniors to community programs and health services
Clinics are held monthly in various locations in Windsor and Essex County.
Please contact 519-997-2823 ext. 417 or PreventFalls@wechc.org