Topic 3 – Falls risk assessment: a multifactorial approach

12 May 2017 | Reducing Harm from Falls

T3Topic 3:

  • explains how to identify a person’s risk factors for falling
  • complements Topic 2 (ask) and Topic 4 (act), which together explain the process of asking, assessing and acting to reduce harm from falls
  • explains how we should systematically check for falls-related risk factors we can do something about
  • discusses exploring with the older person and their family/whānau which interventions and supports will work best for them.


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