The Prevention and Management of Falls in the Community: A Framework for Action for Scotland 2014/2015

The Framework builds on the model presented in the Up and About resource, and focuses on falls prevention and management and fracture prevention for older people living in the community. The Framework is underpinned by evidence from research and draws on knowledge and experience gained by the falls prevention community in Scotland over the last four years.


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Prepared By

National Falls Programme team and subject matter experts attending the national CH(C)P Falls Leads Meeting on 14/15 March 2013

National Falls Programme Sponsor:

Jacqui Lunday, Chief Health Professions Officer, the Scottish Government, Policy Lead for Falls, Scottish Government.

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14 February 2014

Responsible Person:

A Murray (


Email: Julie Townsend

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