Prevention of Falls Network for Dissemination, ProFouND, is a Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme of the European Commission, funded thematic networking project that works with the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing to bring about the dissemination and implementation of best practice in falls prevention across Europe. ProFouND brings together 21 partners from 12 countries and with associate members from 10 countries. ProFouND’s objective is to embed evidence based fall prevention programmes for elderly people at risk of falls by using novel ICT and effective training programmes in at least 10 countries by 2015 and to facilitate widespread implementation.
E.D.E. is member of the EU-level Support Group created within ProFouND as an action oriented platform for strategic cooperation in raising awareness and for initiatives at EU- and national level that support the translation of evidence based fall prevention solutions into practice.
Further information on http://profound.eu.com