Topic 2 – Which older person is at risk of falling? Ask, assess and act

12 May 2017 | Reducing Harm from Falls

T2Topic 2:

  • explains how to ask about falls to identify older people at risk of falling
  • complements Topic 3 (assess) and Topic 4 (act), which together explain the process of asking, assessing and acting to reduce harm from falls
  • describes simple screening questions that can identify which older people to target for multifactorial risk factor assessment and interventions tailored to their personal risk factors.



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