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Falls in older people: Ask, assess, and act

23 May 2014, Reducing Harm from Falls

This article was published in the April/May 2014 issue of Nursing Review and complemented the emphasis on Ask, assess, act in April Falls activities.

The Frances Healey Reader

22 May 2014, Reducing Harm from Falls

The Frances Healey reader is two pages of distilled wisdom from Dr Healey and her colleagues – and highly recommended as a comprehensive but brief overview on falls prevention in hospitals.

Dame Kate Harcourt Resources

9 Apr 2014, Reducing Harm from Falls

The Dame Kate Harcourt story book and photo album is a resource for use by providers in their falls prevention programmes.

April audit

7 Apr 2014, Reducing Harm from Falls

The April Audit is an activity related to the third theme of April Falls 2014 – safe care environments.

Topic 8 full reference list

14 Feb 2014, Reducing Harm from Falls

Full reference list for Topic 8, Medicines: Balancing benefits and falls risks.

Video: Staying safe on your feet in the community

28 Nov 2013, Reducing Harm from Falls

Thousands of people fall each year - most of these falls happen in the community and are preventable. This video looks at building strength and flexibility to keep people safe on their feet.