Resources Centre

Welcome to the Fracture Care Resources Centre
of the FFN website

A comprehensive suite of resources on the care of people who have suffered fragility fractures is available to FFN members. FFN has developed the Fracture Care Resources Centre to serve as a one-stop global information hub for healthcare professionals, health system administrators, policymakers and payers from both the public and private sectors.
The topics covered include:

Slide Deck 'ADELE'
on the impact of hip fracture on an elderly person’s functional autonomy and independence with a focus on participation on Activities of Daily Living

  • This slide deck should support you in discussions with healthcare professionals about the impact of hip fractures on activities of daily living
  • This slide deck comprises two parts

1. Key slides

­These slides provide key information that describes the situation and the relevance of the topic to raise awareness within the healthcare environment

­These slides have been selected to be included in a speaker’s presentation

2. Supplementary slides

­These slides provide underlying data and further details

­These slides are for further reading and background knowledge; they are not meant to be presented

  • Slides can be left behind on request


Fragility fracture overview

Current knowledge on the global epidemiology of fragility fracture, the impact these fractures have on sufferers and the financial burden imposed on health system budgets.

The 6 Themes of the FFN

The current state-of-the-art in peri-operative care, surgical treatment, rehabilitation, secondary prevention, research and education, and changing healthcare policy.

Fragility fracture care guidelines

Links to clinical guidelines relating to the care of fragility fracture sufferers throughout the world.

Fragility fractures registries

Learn about the growing number of jurisdictions which have established fragility fracture registries.

Resources and webinars

FFN maintains a literature registry of publications relating to the 6 themes of the FFN, and a new webinar series to be launched in 2014 provides a platform to learn from colleagues who have established high performing models of care at the local, regional and national level.

FFN members can log in above. If you are currently not an FFN member, you can gain immediate access to the Fracture Care Resources Centre and enjoy other benefits by joining the FFN now.