For additional information or to RSVP for the Fall Prevention
Symposium on January 22, call Cathy Swan at (847) 876-2380.
Another major concern for the project team was inadequate staff engagement in the fall prevention
and post-fall processes.
For more information, visit Fall Prevention
Training Services on the web at www.fallpreventiontrainer.com or call Toll-Free (844) 2-STOP FALLS.
Other fall-related resources at CDC include "Preventing Falls: A Guide To Implementing Effective Community-Based Fall Prevention
Programs," the second edition of which was released in 2015.
This volume contains 29 chapters on fall prevention
These researchers implemented a pediatric fall prevention
program that assessed patients on admission, during shift assessment, upon transfer, change of condition, post-procedure, or post-fall.
In this article, the issue of whether patient engagement in hospital fall prevention
could be a possible approach to reduce falls and fall-related injuries is discussed.
See also: 4 steps toward keeping clients from stepping into a world of hurt This tool kit included a medication minder, fall prevention
tips, a National Institute on Aging (NIA) exercise DVD and booklet focused on balance and mobility exercises for elderly persons, and a pedometer to encourage walking.
National Fall Prevention
Awareness Day is September 23.
It takes a village to prevent falls: Reconceptualizing fall prevention
and management for older adults.
Process factors explaining the ineffectiveness of a multidisciplinary fall prevention
programme: A process evaluation.
Tuesday is Fall Prevention
Day at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend.