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Roseann's story: A fall at home

2 May 2018, Reducing Harm from Falls

In this video, Roseann talks about the fall she had in her sewing room in October 2016, her subsequent diagnosis with a fractured hip, and her treatment and recovery.

Falling costs: the case for investment

12 Jun 2013, Reducing Harm from Falls

This is the summary, full report and authors presentation by Associate Professor M Clare Robertson and Professor A John Campbell, Department of Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, December 2012.

Questions and answers about QSMs

29 Aug 2013, Reducing Harm from Falls

Questions and answers about the falls QSMs which include a worked example to show how the process measures give us feedback at unit level.

Hazel's story

23 May 2013, Reducing Harm from Falls

This is Hazel's story. Hazel was in hospital for a scheduled hip replacement operation in September 2012, when she had a fall and cracked a bone in the hip she'd just had surgery on, and needed to have further surgery.

Video: Preventing falls in an aged residential care facility

29 Aug 2013, Reducing Harm from Falls

A significant number of falls occur in rest homes each year. This video looks at how one aged residential care facility, Mercy Parklands in Auckland, is working with residents and their families to prevent falls.