Text Center of Expertise for Fall and Fracture Prevention Flanders: (Official Flemish name: Expertisecentrum Val- en fractuurpreventie Vlaanderen (acronym: EVV))
The Center of Expertise for Fall and Fracture Prevention Flanders (Belgium) has three target areas aimed at the community and residential care setting: 1) providing information, documentation and advice on fall and fracture prevention for older persons and healthcare workers (e.g. by a website and helpdesk); 2) developing methods and materials that, in terms of effectiveness, are scientifically sound (e.g. development of practice guidelines, clinical pathways); 3) supporting the implementation of these methods and materials (e.g. falls awareness week, use of resource persons).