Guide: National Falls Prevention Database Optional Survey Questions and Functional Assessments

Administration for Community Living (ACL) Falls Prevention Grantees are required to collect certain data elements and enter them into the National Falls Prevention Database (“Database”). The Database also includes several optional data elements (e.g., program participant pre- or post- survey questions and functional assessments) that can be incorporated into grant data collection tools, at each individual grantee’s discretion. This document provides an overview of the current optional items, recommended wording, and instructions for adding optional data elements to data collection tools.