III Awareness Building
IV Policy Implications
V Going Forward
-- Submitted by Benjamin Rempel, MPH, Health Promotion Field Support Specialist in Alcohol Policy, Health Promotion, Chronic Disease & Injury Prevention, Public Health Ontario and Jayne Morrish, MA, Research Coordinator, Ontario Injury Prevention Resource Centre, Parachute
II Youth and winter sports
III Why youth get hurt on ski hills
IV Risky behaviours
V Parental influence
VI Lessons learned for programming and prevention efforts
VII Conclusions and next steps
--Submitted by Kathy Blair, Coordinator, Media Relations and Communications, Parachute
l What is a Community of Practice?
ll Why a Falls Prevention Community of Practice?
lll Who are the sponsoring agencies and what do they offer?
lV Membership composition
V Successes and challenges
Vl What are the benefits of being a member?
VIII References and resources
-- Submitted by Marguerite Thomas, RN., BScN.Coordinator, Ontario Falls Prevention Community of Practice
The South West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), is one of 14 local organizations that have been created in Ontario to plan, coordinate and fund local health services, including hospitals, community care access centres (CCACs), long-term care homes, community health centres (CHCs), community support service agencies, and mental health and addictions agencies. The office of the South West LHIN is located in London, Ontario.
SMARTRISK is a national charity dedicated to preventing injuries and saving lives, by helping Canadians to see and manage the risks in their lives. Our main focus is youth, the age group at peak risk for injury. http://www.smartrisk.ca
No Regrets is a peer-led, school-based program that trains staff advisers and student leaders to raise awareness and implement injury prevention activities and events in their schools. http://www.smartrisknoregrets.ca/