Como Park Falcon Heights Living At Home/Block Nurse Program
Como Park- Falcon Heights Living At Home/Block Nurse Program
1376 Hoyt Ave W, Como Park Lutheran Church, St. Paul, MN, 55108-2300
Distance: 1006 Miles
Fall prevention helps to reduce falls by older adults. Programs can include creating awareness of risk factors, educational classes, strength and balance exercises, or assessment of in-home risks and home safety education.
10:00am - 3:00pm, Monday - Friday
Boundaries are roughly Roselawn/Snelling/Railroad Tracks on the west half and Larpenteur/Dale/Maryland on the east half
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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JR-8200.3000-200Fall Prevention Programs Definition
Programs that are designed to increase public awareness of the risk factors associated with trips, slips and falls by older adults and others in and around their homes and the measures that can be taken prevent their occurrence. Delivery formats may include fact sheets, safety check lists or other informational materials; individual or group educational sessions which may include strength and balance exercises; and general media campaigns. The programs may address illnesses and other physical conditions that affect mobility and balance; "high-risk" medications or medication combinations that may cause drowsiness; lack or improper use of needed mobility aids; proper versus improper footwear; environmental safety hazards such as unsafe or unlighted stairways, uneven or slippery walking surfaces, obstacles such as throw rugs and exposed cords or wires, unsteady furniture or lack of grab bars and handrails; and other similar factors.