SafetyAid: Falls Prevention

SafetyAid is an evidence-informed community fall prevention program for older adults aged 65 years and older living in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The program assesses and provides interventions regarding fall risk to older adults. The purpose of the SafetyAid program is to prevent falls and provide older adults with a greater sense of safety in their home, which will allow older adults to increase their independence and engage in meaningful activities.

What does the SafetyAid Fall Prevention program consist of?

  • Fall risk assessment (Fall Clinic)
  • Exercise program (24-weeks)
  • Education (with the exercise program)
  • Home assessment

Who is eligible?

  • Older adults 65+
  • Live in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • May or may not have had a previous fall
  • Medically able to participate in exercise
  • Able to perform exercises for one hour
  • Able to participate in group exercise

How can I identify the SafetyAid team?

The team will carry official SafetyAid identification cards listing the agency name, staff person’s name and picture.

How much does it cost?

This program is free for eligible older adults.

Who can I contact?

A & O: Support Services for Older Adults Intake Line
In Winnipeg: 204-956-6440
Toll-free: 1-888-333-3121
Fax: 204-946-5667


We work with community organizations that serve older adults and cultural groups and educate them about issues related to Safety & Security, Social Engagement and Counselling.