Osteoporosis Long-Term Care

Fracture Prevention TOOLKIT

Check out our list of comprehensive resources

Learn more about the FRS, a validated tool for assessing fracture risk in LTC residents

Osteoporosis information for seniors and their loved ones.

The guideline, Recommendations for Preventing Fracture in Long-Term Care, is the first guideline in Canada focused on preventing fractures among the frail and elderly in long-term care.

Videos for health professionals on falls prevention and long term care resident stories on their journey with osteoporosis and fractures.

Listen to Opinion Leaders in the area of osteoporosis and care of the elderly walk you through the recommendations and how to implement them into practice.

A glimpse into current research on osteoporosis being conducted by the GERAS Centre.

Learn more about the Osteoporosis Strategy for Long Term Care team.

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This toolkit contains valuable, practical information useful for healthcare professionals, caregivers and older adults living in long-term care homes and the community.

GERAS, Centre for Aging Research.

This toolkit was funded by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care through the Ontario Osteoporosis Strategy