Barron County Fall Prevention Project
Project Overview (PDF)
1st Funding Cycle Planning Award
Project Start Date: March 15, 2005
Project End Date: March 14, 2006
Award Amount: $19,427
Project Goal Statement: This project aims to build capacity and strengthen systems by fostering collaboration to address fall prevention among rural seniors aged 75 and older. The project will establish a screening system for elderly Barron County residents; those at high risk will participate in fall prevention interventions tailored to their particular risk factors. Interventions include home hazard assessment, balance training and medication consultation.