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Improve Your Health Falls Prevention Campaign

By Injury Matters • September 1st, 2021

The Injury Matters’ Stay On Your FeetĀ® program includes two Move Improve Remove campaigns per year. Each campaign focuses on modifiable risk factors to prevent falls and distributes messages for older adults who live independently in the community. The Improve Your Health campaign is being delivered from 1 September to 30 November 2021 and encouragesmore…

2021 WA Falls Report

By Injury Matters • September 1st, 2021

Falls and falls-related injuries continue to be a significant public health issue in Western Australia, ranking as the leading cause of injury hospitalisations in 2019. Bringing attention to the incidence of falls-related fatalities, hospitalisations and emergency department attendances in WA and the need to implement effective falls prevention initiatives, Injury Matters has released the 2021more…

Injury Evidence Bank

By Injury Matters • December 22nd, 2020

Are you seeking reliable and accurate research pieces? The Injury Matters Evidence Bank can help. The Injury Evidence Bank provides a central location to access injury prevention evidence in one location. Within the Bank, users are able to search for existing evidence by key words, injury topic, primary target audience, stage of injury prevention andmore…

2021 Injury Matters Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Awards

By Injury Matters • October 5th, 2020

The 2021 Injury Matters Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Awards recognise individuals and organisations who are having a positive impact on the community by conducting activities that aim to prevent and reduce the impact of injury within Western Australia. Applications for the Awards are open until Friday the 8th January 2021 and are encouraged frommore…

2020 WA Falls Report

By Injury Matters • September 1st, 2020

Falls are a significant public health issue affecting Western Australian families and the economy, with falls ranking as the leading cause of injury hospitalisations and emergency department attendances in 2018. Bringing attention to the incidence of falls-related fatalities, hospitalisations and emergency department attendances in Western Australia and the need to implement effective falls prevention initiatives,more…

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