#GMVEMSC Training: FW: FREE STEPPING ON Evidence Based Fall Prevention Paired Facilitator Training



ohio department of public safety - safety, service, protection


Ohio Emergency Medical Services

Melvin House, Executive Director




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What Fall Prevention Program has been proven to reduce falls by 31%?


STEPPING ON Evidence Based Fall Prevention Program­­

FREE Facilitator Training (must attend in pairs)

March 4, 5 and 6 (3 day training)

Training location:

Miami Valley Hospital


1 Wyoming St.


Dayton, OH 45409

OT approved for 18 contact hours by OOTA and PT hours pending

STEPPING ON is a 7 week (2 hours per week) fall prevention program for seniors

Topics covered for facilitators:

•  Simple and fun balance and strength training

•  The role vision plays in keeping your balance
•  How medications can contribute to falls
•  Importance of vitamin D and calcium to protect against fall injuries
•  Ways to keep from falling when out in your community
•  What to look for in safe footwear
•  How to eliminate fall hazards from your home

**Those who are trained must conduct a 7 week STEPPING ON class with seniors in their community within 2 months of completion of this training per ODH requirements**. 

Trained pairs can be from two different professional disciplines relevant to seniors and fall prevention to avoid staffing challenges for training and subsequent class delivery. 

To register for the Stepping On Facilitator Training go to:


This program is made possible through grant funding in connection to ODH 

Questions may be directed to TriHealth Think First Program ODH Trainers at: stephanie_lambers@trihealth.com