Our Mission

 The mission of the Northern Virginia Falls Prevention Alliance (NVFPA) is to maximize independence and improve quality of life of older adults by reducing falls and fall-related injuries. Alliance members work collaboratively to assure availability of, access to, and utilization of a coordinated and comprehensive system of community-based falls prevention programs and practices in the region.

 

GOALS

 

1. COMMUNITY EDUCATION: To improve the fall prevention knowledge and behaviors of older adults and caregivers through community education and awareness efforts.  

2. CAPACITY: To establish and sustain a sufficient number and variety of falls prevention programs to meet the needs of the Northern Virginia community.

3. INFRASTRUCTURE: To create a sustainable system which identifies needs, existing resources, and gaps in falls prevention programming and activities.

4. POLICY: To provide information to organizational and local and state leaders resulting in legislation, regulations, and policies that address falls prevention interventions. 

5. EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES: To create easy and accessible tools for healthcare providers, older adults, and caregivers to utilize in order to reduce the risk of falls.

6. DATA: To capture quality falls-related data in order to monitor trends and assess change.   

NOVA Falls Prevention Alliance

NVFPA Monthly Meetings

NVFPA meets on a monthly basis to develop strategic initiatives to reduce falls risk and increase community involvement in falls prevention initiatives. Click here to learn more.

Join the NVFPA

Are you ready to network?  Join this action-oriented alliance to reduce falls and improve the quality of life for older adults.  Click here to become involved.

Resources for Falls Prevention

Learn more about the resources available to prevent falls in your community. 

Help Our Cause

Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals and improve the quality of life for older adults. Your generous donation will fund our mission.

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