Injury Prevention Champions are individuals and organizations committed to reducing injuries in Alberta.
Every Albertan has the opportunity to affect change in injury prevention policies and promote safety culture. Together, we can ensure prevention of injuries is recognized as important as treatment and cure.
"Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.”
Nominate a Champion
Do you know someone with a passion for injury prevention? You can nominate someone to be recognized as an Injury Prevention Champion. For more information,
contact Patti Stark.
Seniors coaching seniors for healthier, more active lifestyles
- June 2018
_For Seniors Week the Injury Prevention Centre recognizes a budding program as an Injury Prevention Champion for helping seniors lower their risk of falls through peer education and encouragement._
Sometimes advice from our doctors doesnt truly click until we hear it from one of our friends experiencing the same challenges. Thats why the Supporting Healthy Aging by Peer Education and Support (SHAPES) program has been so popular with Edmonton seniors.
Coaches can share their own exper...