The Department supports injury prevention and intervention programs that are designed to reach those at greatest risk of falling, through multiple-component and evidence-based prevention programs. The Department partners with the Florida Department of Health’s Office of Injury Prevention.
Injury Prevention Related Resources
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Fact Sheets and Resources – Falls for Older Adults
- Brain Injury Association of Florida– works with community based agencies and organizations to increase awareness of the risks and consequences of brain injury among Florida’s elders.
- Motor Vehicle and Pedestrian Crashes
- Fire and Safety
- Home Safety
- Home Safety Council – Includes a home safety encyclopedia with plenty of tips on disaster preparedness, fire safety, home security, child safety, etc. Current features include The State of Home Safety, Plan Your Escape, and games to teach safety to children.
- Injuries and Violence