Research Brief

A Team-Based Approach to Fall Prevention

Post-Acute Care
Learning Management and Training
Research Brief
Falls Prevention
creating a team based approach to fall prevention white paper

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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

Best practices for 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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