Provide a fixed, multi-component set of fall prevention interventions to older adults, usually in community settings, without an individualized risk assessment
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
filtered by "Community Safety" and "Scientifically Supported"
Use an intensive, family- and community-based intervention that addresses individual, family and environmental risk factors that affect antisocial behaviors among serious juvenile offenders
Support the efforts of neighborhood residents to work together in preventing crime by reporting suspicious or potentially criminal behavior to local law enforcement
Allow law enforcement officials to stop drivers solely for failing to use a seat belt
Use victim-offender dialogue to address the harm caused by a crime and victims’ needs; can take place pre-arrest or post sentence via sharing circles, victim-offender mediation, or face-to-face conferences
Conduct individual assessments that gauge older adults’ risk of falling and develop personalized approaches to help prevent falls
Attach metal bars, frames, or crush proof cabs to a tractor that provide a safety zone for an operator in the event of a rollover or overturn
Strengthen laws that allow young drivers to safely gain driving experience before obtaining full driving privileges
Require fences around swimming pools
Modify the built environment to affect traffic speed and patterns via speed humps, pedestrian center crossing islands, roundabouts, etc.
Place severely and chronically delinquent youth in foster families that are trained in structured behavior management and connected to TFCO program staff; formerly called Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care
Require all motorcycle operators and passengers to wear a helmet; laws are established statewide and may also include mopeds and scooters