A Team-Based Approach to Fall Prevention
Best practices to creating a culture that reduces falls
Falls are a serious health risk for people that can lead to disability, loss of independence or even death. Fall prevention involves managing a patient’s underlying fall risk factors and optimizing the hospital’s physical design and environment. Reducing patient falls is no small feat, however. It takes a team-based approach to create a culture focused on preventing falls and improving patient outcomes.
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- Patient fall causes, impacts and prevention
- The impact of hospital-based falls
- Measures proven to prevent falls
- How to create and sustain an effective fall prevention team