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Reserch Has Shown Implementing a Fall Prevention Initiative into your agency will help your client's reduce falls

CAREPOINT IN-Home is a falls prevention Coalition member and has implemented a falls preention initiative for Senior Cliant's. Falls are among the leading cause of injury and death in the United States particularly among older adults. Every year one in three adults over age 65 falls, 30% sustains a mederate to severe injury; including contusions, fractures or head trauma leading to hospitalizations. Those who fall are 2-3 times more likely to fall again. Hospitalizations are expensive and tend to cause stress for seniors due to the trauma and pain.

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