Northwest Wisconsin Falls Prevention Collaborative (NWFPC)

Project Overview

2nd Funding Cycle Development Award
     Project Start Date: 8/1/2006
     Project End Date: 7/31/2007
     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.

 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:

Project Progress Report Summary August 2006 - June 2007
Project Final Report Summary

 Affiliated Web Pages:

   Barron County Aging & Disability Resource Center
    Catholic Charities Bureau, Inc.
    Lakeview Medical Center
    Spooner Health System
    University of Wisconsin-Superior
    Washburn County Health and Human Services
    Washburn County Unit on Aging

 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 Research and Education Program (REP)
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Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program (HWPP)
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