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Welcome to the WNC Fall Prevention Coalition’s Web site!

We are happy you are here. Our site is dedicated to maintaining educational and encouraging resources for falls-related concerns…from prevention to post-fall action steps. If you have any questions or would like further assistance, please e-mail our Coalition at fallpreventioncoalitionwnc@gmail.com or contact Stephanie Stewart at Land-of-Sky by phone: 

Stephanie Marie Stewart, Aging Program Specialist

o: 828.251.6622 • f: 828.251.6353

Our site is designed to simplify your search for resources that meet your fall prevention needs. 

If you are a provider who wishes to update your information, please contact: Heather Bauer at hbauer@homeinstead.com


Mission Statement:
preventableThe WNC Fall Prevention Coalition is committed to reducing the number of falls and fall-related injuries in Western North Carolina.

Vision Statement:
Lead the nation in reducing the number of falls and fall-related injuries through focused, coordinated effort.

Charter Statement:
Committed to a standard of excellence for preventing falls and fall related injuries among older adults in Western North Carolina through infrastructure development and maintenance, community awareness and education, provider education, risk assessment, multifactoral interventions, surveillance and evaluation, and advocacy for supportive policies and environments.

 

Disclaimer:
The WNC Fall Prevention Coalition has taken every effort to locate and identify fall prevention services offered in our region for this resource guide; however, a listing in this guide does not constitute any endorsement by the WNC Fall Prevention Coalition. We strongly encourage any individual interested in these services to use due diligence in order to confirm licensing requirements, recorded grievances, hiring practices, and other pertinent information that would be necessary for you to make the best personal assessment before you make use of them. You may visit www.ncdhhs.gov/dhsr/acls/star/search.asp for nursing home ratings of assisted living and skilled nursing facilities.

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