Barron County Fall Prevention Project
1st Funding Cycle Planning Award
Project Start Date: 3/15/2005
Project End Date: 3/14/2006
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.