Policies & Programs

Policies and programs that can improve health

filtered by "Community Safety" and "Public Health"

5 results

Early childhood home visiting programs

Provide parents with information, support, and training regarding child health, development, and care from prenatal stages through early childhood via trained home visitors

Evidence Rating:
Scientifically Supported
Health Factor(s):
Community Safety, Family and Social Support

Home water temperature safety education

Educate families about safe water temperatures during prenatal or well-baby visits, and, often provide home water temperature safety equipment

Evidence Rating:
Scientifically Supported
Health Factor(s):
Community Safety

Multi-component fall prevention interventions for older adults

Provide a fixed, multi-component set of fall prevention interventions to older adults, usually in community settings

Evidence Rating:
Scientifically Supported
Health Factor(s):
Community Safety, Quality of Care

Risk assessments & personalized approaches to fall prevention among older adults

Conduct assessments that gauge older adults’ risk of falling and develop personalized approaches to help prevent falls

Evidence Rating:
Scientifically Supported
Health Factor(s):
Community Safety, Quality of Care

Rollover protection structures (ROPS)

Use metal bars, frames, or crush proof cabs that prevent tractors from rolling over and crushing their drivers

Evidence Rating:
Some Evidence
Health Factor(s):
Community Safety