Geriatric Emergency Departments have undergone a new standard for improved care, thanks to recently-created guidelines and criteria. Injuries that were once treated are now prevented. Learn how St. Joseph’s Health prevents falls among older adults. [More]
Geriatric Emergency Departments have undergone a new standard for improved care, thanks to recently-created guidelines and criteria. Injuries that were once treated are now prevented. Learn how St. Joseph’s Health prevents falls among older adults. [More]
http://www.gaylord.org Falls are a major concern in all settings. In order to prevent falls in the hospital, our staff provides “purposeful rounding” to insure that patients receive appropriate care. During rounding, we follow the Six [More]
Elizabeth Eckstrom, MD, MPH, and Colleen Casey, PhD, of Oregon Health & Science University, discuss strategies to prevent falls in older adults. Comments on this video are allowed in accordance with our comment policy: http://www.cdc.gov/SocialMedia/Tools/CommentPolicy.html [More]
This video is part 1 of the fall prevention video. It includes educational tips and an activity to help you identify potential hazards in your home. Check out part 2 for a balance exercise demonstration.
Fall prevention measures help to raise safety awareness of an individual, environment and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Adopting these measures will help the individual to manage their health and live independently in the community.
Patient safety and comfort are important. The goal of patient safety practices like fall prevention is to prevent additional harm to patients while they are hospitalized. The first step the medical/surgical unit team took to [More]
Meris covers fall prevention in the acute care and home settings, along with everything you need to know about restraints. Our Fundamentals of Nursing video tutorial series is taught by Meris Shuwarger, BSN, RN, CEN, [More]
Falls are a serious problem for older adults. Every year, one in three older adults fall. Many of these falls are due to more than one cause, including weak leg muscles and dizziness due to [More]
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