10 Jul 2015 | Reducing Harm from Falls
To support the Health Quality & Safety Commission's Reducing Harm from Falls programme focus on and engagement with primary care, a falls prevention toolkit has been developed by in partnership with bpacnz.
The toolkit is adapted from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention resource Stopping Elderly Accidents, Deaths and Injuries (STEADI). The toolkit is intended to help primary health care professionals screen, assess and support older patients to prevent falls and maintain their independence.
The stay independent toolkit includes a consumer brochure (patient self-assessment), poster and interactive forms.
Download the toolkit below.