South Canterbury District Health Board's falls success story delivers benefits for all

5 Oct 2015 | Reducing Harm from Falls

Since a falls reduction project was undertaken in 2013, staff at Timaru Hospital’s assessment, treatment and rehabilitation (AT&R) ward have celebrated over two years without a serious harm fall in the ward.

Their story is one of many being shared with other district health boards through the quality and safety group, to help other teams learn from their project and encourage others to participate in similar projects.

Read the full article on the South Island Alliance's website.

Timaru Hospital ATR ward

South Canterbury DHB staff enjoy morning tea to celebrate two years without a serious fall.

Last updated 27/10/2015