The Otago Exercise Program is an evidence-based fall prevention program developed and researched at the University of Otago in New Zeeland.  The Carolina Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program (CGWEP), a division of the University of North Carolina’s School of Medicine, offers a course for health and fitness professionals to learn how to administer the Otago Exercise Program to older adults titled “The Otago Exercise Program: Falls Prevention Training”.

Resources for participants as well as providers are available and include technology navigation recommendations and reimbursement and best practice implementation strategies.

Tools to Implement the Otago Exercise Program: A Program to Reduce Falls (PDF)