Brenda Howard, Kathryn Boomershine, Rachel Gramman, Clare Schirmer, Jerica Schomber; Determining Content Validity of “My Safe and Sound Plan,” a Fall-Risk Self-Assessment Workbook. Am J Occup Ther 2019;73(4_Supplement_1):7311500029. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2019.73S1-PO7011
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Date Presented 04/06/19
The "My Safe and Sound Plan" workbook contributes to the available methods of fall prevention assessment and education, providing a self-assessment, home safety checklist, and education on fall risks. This instrument demonstrated content validity of all items, as rated by five experts, covering content necessary for fall prevention. Experts indicated that education alone was not sufficient to reduce falls; readiness to change was a vital factor in reducing fall risks.
Primary Author and Speaker: Brenda Howard
Additional Authors and Speakers: Kathryn Boomershine, Rachel Gramman, Clare Schirmer, Jerica Schomber
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