Patient stories were more meaningful than statistics when the campaign was introduced, and the fall prevention
toolkit was essential to launching the program.
Each coalition, she said, is tailored to meet local needs and relies on partnerships to promote fall prevention
Overall, evidence strongly suggests that implementation of a pediatric fall prevention
program using an effective tool such as the Humpty Dumpty Fall Scale can increase healthcare provider awareness of those at risk for falls and reduce the rate of falls for the inpatient pediatric population (Cooper & Nolt, 2007; Harvey et al.
An innovative fall prevention
approach is needed to reduce and sustain reductions in inpatient falls and injurious falls in acute inpatient care settings.
Plans should adopt the kinds of fall prevention
programs that have been shown to deliver measurable benefits for older individuals.
Development of STEADI: a fall prevention
resource for health care providers.
knowledge, attitude, and practices of community stakeholders and older adults.
In our own evaluation of our current fall reduction program, we spent 18 months testing singular fall prevention
This community-based fall prevention
intervention with older adults was designed to promote physical activity, reduce the fear of falling, and reduce falls.
Further the Cochrane review reported some evidence that fall prevention
strategies were cost saving.
The canal, about 5 meters wide and 1 meter deep, is mostly shielded with fall prevention
fences about 1 meter tall, but has a gap near the spot in a residential area where the boys were found.
In spite of growing knowledge about fall prevention
and available fall prevention
activities, fall rates are not decreasing.