Galen eCalcs - Calculator: STEADI

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This extended fall risk screening tooling was adopted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as a part of their Stopping Elderly Accidents, Deaths & Injuries (STEADI) program. It was adopted from a tool created by the Greater Los Angeles VA Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center.


Target patients are geriatric; 65 years and older.

Calculator Search/Filter Keywords

At the calculator level, eCalcs comes delivered with default keywords that can be leveraged in the "Search/Filter" field to enable Specialty or System driven calculator searching. The following calculator keywords are delivered by default for the STEADI calculator:


  • Family Practice
  • Gerontology
  • Rehabilitation Medicine

Calculator Configuration Options

Preference Name Valid Range Description
Publishing Checked / Unchecked When checked the calculator will display for users on the front end.
When unchecked, the calculator WILL NOT display for users on the front end.
Orderable Item Override (BLANK) / G-FRS “(BLANK)” indicates that the global configuration options for Orderable Item will be used.
“G-FRS” indicates that the calculator specific value will be used and can display the specific calculator name in the output.
Save Discrete Results
Show Education Option
Verification Required

Calculator Inputs

There are no inputs for this calculator.

Calculator Outputs

Output Mapping Type Description
Education Provided Result Provider notified and/or education provided
Question 1 Result I have fallen in the past year
Question 2 Result I use or have been advised to use a cane or walker to get around safely
Question 3 Result Sometimes I feel unsteady when I am walking
Question 4 Result I steady myself by holding on to furniture when walking at home
Question 5 Result I am worried about falling
Question 6 Result I need to push with my hands to stand up from a chair
Question 7 Result I have some trouble stepping onto a curb
Question 8 Result I often have to rush to the toilet
Question 9 Result I have lost some feeling in my feet
Question 10 Result I take medicine that sometimes makes me feel light-headed or more tired than usual
Question 11 Result I take medicine to help me sleep or improve my mood
Question 12 Result I often feel sad or depressed
STEADI - Interpretation Result STEADI Interpretation
STEADI Score Result STEADI Score