Topic 8 – Medicines: balancing intended benefits and increased falls risk

12 May 2017 | Reducing Harm from Falls

T8Topic 8:

  • provides an overview of medicines associated with an increased risk of falling or falls-related harm
  • looks at how reducing or changing the use of the medicines can reduce falls
  • includes required readings on:
    • general considerations in managing medicines in older people 
    • stopping medicines as part of medicines optimisation review and modification.


Last updated 03/12/2021