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Falling in old age : its prevention and management

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog115625
Author
Tideiksaar, Rein.
Edition
2nd ed
Call Number
WT 104 T5346 1996
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
Falling in old age : its prevention and management
Author
Tideiksaar, Rein.
Responsibility
Tideiksaar, Rein
Edition
2nd ed
Place
New York
Publisher
Springer
Year Published
1996
Physical Description
ix, 398p : 24cm
Subjects
Accident prevention - in old age
ISBN
0826152910
Format
Book
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
WT 104 T5346 1996
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Fear of falling : a matter of balance

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog117091
Author
New England Research Institutes, NERI
Call Number
V 668 1994
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
Fear of falling : a matter of balance
Alternate Title
A matter of balance : managing concerns about falls
Author
New England Research Institutes, NERI
Responsibility
produced by the Roybal Center on Applied Gerontology of the New England Research Institutes, Inc. [Waterton, MA]
Place
Chicago, IL
Publisher
Terra Nova Films [distributor]
Year Published
1994
Physical Description
1 videocassette (17 min.) ; + manual
Subjects
Accidental falls - in old age
Accident prevention - in old age
Abstract
Provides step-by-step strategies to help older adults: 1.) overcome the fear of falling and 2.) take active steps to reduce the risk of falling
Notes
With manual: A matter of balance : managing concerns about falls / Sharon Tennstedt ... [et al.] ; Boston, MA : Boston University Roybal Center Consortium, 1998
Format
Video
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
V 668 1994
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It is a big deal [videorecording] : youth responses to being exposed to domestic violence .

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog118127
Call Number
HV 6626 B393 2007
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
It is a big deal [videorecording] : youth responses to being exposed to domestic violence .
Responsibility
Mary Clifford and Shahnaz Rahman, executive producers; directed and edited by Hilary Pryor; written by Hilary Pryor with Judy Blackwell; Keely Halward special advisor.
Place
[Vancouver]:
Publisher
BC / Yukon Society of Transition Houses
Year Published
c2007.
Physical Description
13 min. 11 s.
Series
Violence Is Preventable
Subjects
Domestic violence
Family Violence
Family violence -- Prevention
Youth--Violence
Dating Violence -- Prevention
Abstract
Looks at the issue of youth who are exposed to physical and emotional abuse at home. Designed to be a tool to help break the silence on domestic violence, making it safe for teens to speak out, explore their feelings and ask for help. It is also intended to be used in the larger context of preventing dating violence and promoting non-violent community social attitudes.
Notes
"Primarily designed for presentation to high school students in facilitated violence prevention education sessions. It might also be suitable for use in health and career education curriculum units or for students participating in group counselling sessions. Another purpose could be to help focus discussion with educators, counselling staff and parents."
Format
DVD
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
HV 6626 B393 2007
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Preventing falls in the geriatric patient

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog115988
Call Number
V 523 1995
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
Preventing falls in the geriatric patient
Place
Toronto, ON
Publisher
Medical Audio Visual Communications Inc.
Year Published
1995
Physical Description
1 videocassette (22:00) : sd., col., 1/2" VHS
Subjects
Accident prevention - in old age
Accidental falls
Abstract
Discusses the most common causes of falls in the geriatric patient, as well as individualized assessment to identify the patient at risk. Explores a variety of effective interventions which can be used in caring for the patient at high risk of falling. Focuses on alternatives to physical and chemical restraints including environmental adaptations and reconditioning.
Format
Video
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
V 523 1995
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Steady as you go : fitness for preventing falls

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog117192
Call Number
V 666 1996
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
Steady as you go : fitness for preventing falls
Place
Edmonton, AB
Publisher
Capital Health, Regional Public Health
Year Published
1996
Physical Description
1 videocassette (33 min.) ; + 1 guide
Subjects
Accidental falls - in old age
Accident prevention - in old age
Abstract
This video is for seniors who are still living independently in the community, it is not a video for frail seniors. The first 10 minutes of this video involves seniors talking about their experiences of having had a fall, what they have learned from these experiences and how they have managed to build daily physical exercise into their days. Facilitated by a seniors fitness instructor and two Tai Chi teachers, the exercise routine can be used to lead a group of seniors through the exercises or it can by used by individuals at home as a daily fitness program. The exercises take about 20 minutes.
Notes
"English version"
Format
Video
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
V 666 1996
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