Northwest Wisconsin Falls Prevention Collaborative (NWFPC)

Project Overview (PDF)

2nd Funding Cycle Development Award

     Project Start Date:    August 1, 2006
     Project End Date:      July 31, 2007
     Award Amount:         $45,588

Project Goal Statement: Northwest Wisconsin Falls Prevention Collaborative, formed with Barron, Douglas and Washburn medical, social service, and volunteer organizations will work in partnership with the Medical College of Wisconsin to develop organizational system practices to prevent falls in older adults.

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  Community Partners:

Primary Community Partner: Catholic Charities Bureau, Inc.
Additional community partner organization names:

  • Barron County Aging & Disability Resource Center
  • Lakeview Medical Center
  • Spooner Health System
  • University of Wisconsin-Superior
  • Washburn County Health and Human Services
  • Washburn County Unit of Aging
  Academic Partner:

Primary Academic Partner: Peter Layde, MD, MSc, Health Policy Institute

  Project Progress Summary Reports:
  Affiliated Web Pages:
  Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)
  • Outreach Materials/Events
    • Developed an information/contact card listing all partners and their contact information
    • News release promoting the project issued in February and May 2007
    • Developed a PowerPoint presentation promoting the project
Contact Us

Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program (HWPP)
P: 414.955.4350 | E: healthierwisconsin@mcw.edu

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