The STEADI initiative provides a streamlined approach to assist healthcare providers in implementing the American and British Geriatrics Societies’ clinical practice guideline for fall prevention.
The initiative includes a toolkit with materials to help healthcare providers screen, assess, and intervene to reduce fall risk among their older patients. Download the materials below, or order hard copies from CDC-INFO on Demand. Additionally, based on experiences of early adopters, STEADI now offers resources for Outpatient, Inpatient, and Pharmacy Care settings.
This tool walks healthcare providers through assessing a patient’s fall risk, educating patients, selecting interventions, and following up.
This small, easy-to-use tool walks healthcare providers through key points of fall prevention.
These documents provide discussion topics to encourage open dialogue with older patients on fall risk and prevention.
This wall chart helps healthcare providers determine who in their practice will be responsible for conducting fall risk assessments, delivering interventions, and providing education to older patients.
Learn how serious a problem falls are for older adults.
Take steps to prevent falls and help your patients stay healthy, active, and independent longer.