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MA Commission on Falls Prevention

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MA Commission on Falls Prevention

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  1. MA Commission on Falls Prevention April 24th, 2019 250 Washington Street, Boston, MA Lobby 1 Conference Room

  2. Agenda • Welcome and Introductions • Commission Business • Acceptance of Minutes • Statutory Mandate Reminder • Nursing Home Falls with Injury from 2013-2018: Chiara Moore, MPH, Epidemiologist, DPH Bureau of Health Care Safety and Quality • Discussion: Planning for Development of the 2020 Commission Report • Closing Remarks Massachusetts Department of Public Health mass.gov/dph

  3. Welcome & Introductions

  4. Commission Business Review and Acceptance of Minutes: January 7th, 2019 Statutory Mandate Reminder

  5. Statutory Mandate Reminder https://www.mass.gov/service-details/massachusetts-commission-on-falls-prevention “The commission shall monitor the effects of falls by older adults on health care costs, the potential for reducing the number of falls by older adults and the most effective strategies for reducing falls and health care costs associated with falls” Write reports that includes findings “from the commission's review along with recommendations and any suggested legislation to implement those recommendations.”

  6. Statutory Mandate Reminder The report shall include recommendations for:

  7. Nursing Home Falls with Injury From 2013-2018:A presentation for the MA Commission on Falls Prevention Chiara Moore, MPH, Epidemiologist DPH Bureau of Health Care Safety and Quality

  8. Discussion Planning for the 2020 Commission Report

  9. Phase 2 Report Recommendations

  10. Goals

  11. Proposed Report Outline Massachusetts Department of Public Health mass.gov/dph

  12. Timeline Planning Report Drafting Report Vetting & Voting Update to the Commission Report Submission Legend: Commission Meetings: Workgroup Meetings:

  13. The Vetting & Editing Process • April-May 2020 • Commission is presented the draft report in a meeting and over e-mail • Commission members send feedback to Commission Staff • May-June 2020 • Second draft is circulated to Commission members • Commission members share the report with their leadership • Edits are sent to Commission staff and incorporated • June 2020 • DPH full vetting begins • July-August 2020 • Final report it presented to the Commission • Votes on recommendations take place • Findings are incorporated into the report • September 2020: • Report is submitted Massachusetts Department of Public Health mass.gov/dph

  14. Establishing a Workgroup • 3-5 Commission members including the Chair Volunteers? Massachusetts Department of Public Health mass.gov/dph

  15. Questions, Comments or Concerns?

  16. Thank You! Bekah Thomas Rebekah.Thomas@state.ma.us Carla Cicerchia Carla.Cicerchia@state.ma.us