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Be Ready for Day 1 of the Fall Prevention Conference – Children’s Falls

Posted Le 16 novembre 2020

Children’s Falls: November 16, 2020

In anticipation of the national fall prevention virtual conference that begins with the focus on Children, we’ve linked each of the three presentations to related Loop Junior discussions and resources.


Popping the bubble wrap: Making Space for Risky Play 
Dr. Mariana Brussoni    B.C. Children’s Hospital Research Institute, University of British Columbia

Loop Jr Discussions related to 'risky play' or child fractures – COVID-19 – Staying Physically Active.  See https://jr.fallsloop.com/discussions/11009?viewcomment=1444#CM1444  for resources;

‘Children's unstructured play and active outdoor play position statements - balancing risk and benefits’;  See https://jr.fallsloop.com/discussions/10963

Loop Jr webinar April 2019 ‘Re-thinking risk: are children too safe for their own good?Recording here and download slide-deck here


Preventing Childhood Falls  

Cara Zukewich  Saskatchewan Prevention Institute

See Loop Jr Discussion 11009 for some of Cara’s resources links such as:
      Risky Play - https://skprevention.ca/safety/risk-in-play/

      Playground Safety - https://skprevention.ca/safety/playground-safety/

      Trampoline Safety - https://skprevention.ca/safety/trampoline-safety/

See Loop Jr Discussion 10959 Feb 2019 ‘Preventing childhood falls - powerpoint presentation’.


Childhood Fall Prevention: Connecting the Dots  

Hélène Gagné   Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation

See Loop Discussion and Webinar on the Town Hall on Childhood Fall Prevention, September 23, 2020

    This webinar recording is available on YouTube: https://youtu.be/ybQMSa9T31Q

    The slide deck and infographic is available at: https://jr.fallsloop.com/services/webinars/archived-webinars


Infographic on Environmental scan on Child Fall Prevention Activity and Resources: So what? Now what? Download environmental scan - https://onf.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/ONFchildfallprevscanfinal2.pdf