FAQs About webFCE’s Fall Risk Assessment Software

  • 1. What is it used for?

    Most fall risk assessments only classify an individual into a low, moderate, or high risk of falling. The webFCE Fall Risk Assessment (FRA) precisely quantifies the individual’s risk of falling, helping to better prioritize particular interventions and strategies to prevent falls and reduce the chance of injury. Following up with additional fall risk assessments will assess progress to show how well an intervention program is working.

  • 2. Who should get a fall risk assessment?

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American Geriatric Society recommend yearly fall assessment screening for all adults 65 years of age and older.1 This can be done with the webFCE Quick Screen Protocol. If the screening process shows someone is at risk, it’s recommended to get a more detailed assessment that includes performing a series of performance tasks. The webFCE Comprehensive Fall Risk Assessment fulfills this need.

  • 3. How Long Does a Fall Risk Assessment (FRA) Take to Complete?

    The Quick Screen FRA takes only 3-5 minutes. Our Comprehensive FRA takes about 15-20 minutes to complete.

  • 4. Why is this the best fall risk assessment (FRA) on the market?

    The webFCE Fall Risk Assessment consists of the 12 tools best able to calculate an individual’s risk of falling, according to a comprehensive fall risk meta-study evaluation of over 2,200 fall risk studies in the literature.

  • 5. How often should Fall Risk Assessment (FRA) be conducted on a client?

    The FRA can be performed every month or every couple of months. Progress is clearly shown on the FRA Report.

  • 6. How much training do I need to use your Fall Risk Assessment (FRA) software?

    Minimal training is needed to perform an FRA. Most can be learned through videos and manuals.

  • 7. Do I need to download the Fall Risk Assessment (FRA) software onto my computer?

    No. Our software is cloud-based, so all you need is internet access to operate the software.

  • 8. Is the Fall Risk Assessment (FRA) software cloud-based and HIPAA compliant?


  • 9. Can I perform the Fall Risk Assessment (FRA) on young and middle aged adults?


  • 10. Who Can Perform a fall risk assessment (FRA)? A wide range of healthcare professionals can perform functional fitness tests, including:

    • Physical therapists/Occupational therapists
    • Chiropractors
    • Sports medicine professionals
    • Exercise physiologists
    • Athletic trainers
    • Certified personal trainers
    • Certified strength and conditioning specialists


  1. www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK7274/?_ga=2.229410325.868724891.1663118965-1766448366.1658702499