Resources for Older People and their Families

Australian & New Zealand Hip Fracture Registry: Patient and Carer InformationThe ANZHFR provide resources for patients and their carers with important information about their care after a hip fracture (broken bone).
Stop Falls At HomeProvides a fall-risk assessment of hazards around your home which may cause falls and tip sheets on fall-proofing your home.
Active and HealthyThis website can help you find an exercise program in your local area and provides information and tools that can assist you to increase your physical activity, including fall prevention.
Queensland Stay on Your Feet®Provides tips on healthy, active ageing and how you can reduce the risk of a slip, trip or fall and the harm caused by these injuries as you get older. This includes checklists to identify reasons why you may fall and ways to stay safe, active and indepenent.
Victorian Falls and Balance Services DirectoryThe Victorian Falls and Balance Service Directory provides details of the clinics and programs operated by public hospitals and community health services in Victoria for older people who have had a fall or are at risk of falling.
Falls Prevention in SAThe Falls Prevention in SA website provides a one-stop-shop of falls prevention and management information for members of the public, health professionals, General Practitioners, and carers.
Stay on Your Feet WA®Stay On Your Feet WA® is a community awareness-raising program that aims to promote healthy, active ageing in WA to reduce falls and the severity of fall-related injuries among seniors.
Stay On Your Feet TAS®Provides information for people at risk of falls and contact details for fall prevention services.
New Zealand
Live Stronger for Longer – Prevent Falls and Fractures New ZealandAn online directory of strength and balance classes in New Zealand with resources for older adults.
Senior Living Injury Prevention GuideThis guide covers the common ways in which seniors get injured and how these injuries can be prevented with an emphasis on falls.
Fall Prevention - British ColumbiaProvides information for older adults and their relatives and caregivers on fall prevention, causes, consequences and treatment.
STEADI - Older Adult Fall PreventionFall prevention resources from the US Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Fall Prevention Center of ExcellenceFall prevention resources from the Fall Prevention Center of Excellence, California USA.

Other Useful Websites

Dementia Australia
Healthy Bones Australia (formerly Osteoporosis Australia)
Council on the Aging (COTA) Australia
Macular Disease Foundation Australia
Vision Australia
Australia's Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines
Enabling Environments
Home Modification Information Clearinghouse
Independent Living Centres Australia
Assistive Technology Australia
New Zealand
Dementia New Zealand
Alzheimers New Zealand
Osteoporosis New Zealand
Macular Disease New Zealand