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Improved fall prevention and safety practices are vital for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This comprehensive CD-ROM addresses the unique risks posed by this population and provides detailed information about implementing a successful falls management program.

Authored by experienced falls specialist Rein Tideiksaar, president of FallPrevent, this training tool includes:

- A PowerPointŪ presentation for staff training

- Fall prevention program guidelines and protocols

- A fall risk screening tool

- A post-fall assessment tool

- Educational handouts for families and staff

and more

All the easy-to-use forms and guidelines are included on the CD-ROM in printable PDF format.

The target audiences include OTs, clinicians, and the staff of day programs, state agencies, and group homes, this training tool will help professionals reduce the incidence of falls and improve the quality of life for adults with disabilities.
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This web site is maintained by the Research and Training Center on Community Living with support from the National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services, the Human Services Research Institute and the Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. E-mail weste050@umn.edu.
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