The Summary of Fracture Risk Factors is a resource for family members of LTC residents that quickly highlights key risk factors for fractures. It helps to categorize long term care residents to determine if they may be at high to very high risk for fractures. The more risk factors a resident has, it may help determine if they are high or very high risk.
OARC and the Ontario Osteoporosis Strategy for Long-Term Care recently introduced their new newly developed “Keeping it Together” Resident Conversation Sheet about osteoporosis. Learn more here.
Powerpoint presentation on preventing hip fractures in nursing home residents.
This resource list is for Family Councils and family members interested in learning more about osteoporosis and fracture prevention in long-term care (LTC) homes in Ontario.
This talk sheet is for Family Councils and family members to use to support access to information and gain a better understanding of current knowledge on health issues that affect long-term care (LTC) residents.
This book can help you learn about osteoporosis and broken bones, and what you can do to build stronger bones.