Preventing Resident Falls In Long-Term Care
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Falls are the cause of 40 percent of all nursing home admissions. Today, healthcare professionals are taking pro-active steps to minimize and eliminate risk factors before falls occur. This program will take a look at some of the assessment tools and protective strategies you can use to take the guesswork out of fall prevention.
- Why the resident fell
- Types of falls
- Preventing falls
- Making your long-term care facility safer for everyone