Topic 5 – Safe environment and safe care are essential to prevent falls

12 May 2017 | Reducing Harm from Falls

T5Topic 5:

  • explains the actions you can take to improve the safety of the environment for older people who risk falling
  • examines environmental safety assessment and modification programmes that are successful in reducing falls by older people living in the community who are at risk of falling
  • includes required readings on:
    • patients’ perspectives of falling in hospital 
    • recommendations for environmental safety relevant to your setting.


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