Injury Prevention Program

About Injury Prevention Program

The Injury Prevention Program (IPP) goal is to decrease the number of injuries caused by Motor Vehicle Collison and Elder Falls in the Gila River Indian Community.

IPP provides Car Seat training on the proper installation, usage, and distribution of car seat upon completion of training. A written referral from an agency such as the WIC program, FACE program, Gila River Health Care Corporation, etc are required documentation.

Elder Falls Program

IPP offers strategoies to prevent or ruduce the risk of injuries among elders. Services of within the Elderly Falls Program include: Providing the AlertOne emergency response devices and follow-up service for device function, Medication Management, "A matter of balance" program, and home safety assessments.