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Falls prevention starts in the home

MEDIA RELEASE: 1 Apr 2016, Reducing Harm from Falls

As a month-long focus on preventing falls begins, one Upper Hutt resident is well aware of the campaign’s slogan: falls prevention is everyone’s business.

Preventing pressure injuries in New Zealand

NEWS: 21 Jan 2016, Other Topics

The Health Quality & Safety Commission, ACC and the Ministry of Health have released a report that looks at the economic and social harm caused by pressure injuries.

Stand up to falls campaign topic comes to an end

NEWS: 27 Oct 2015, Falls

The fifth Open for better care campaign topic, Stand up to falls, has now finished. It had a strong focus on the benefits of an integrated approach to falls prevention and encouraging providers to work together with their primary and community care partne

Primary and community care


Working closely with ACC the Reducing Harm from Falls programme is focusing on harm in community settings.

Improving together: the improvement movement

PUBLICATION: 7 Jul 2015, Reducing Harm from Falls

Link to the Improving Together website. Improving together is a national quality improvement learning programme for staff from participating agencies (Health Quality & Safety Commission, and ministries of Education, Health and Social Development).

Tairawhiti DHB stands up to falls

NEWS: 2 Jun 2015, Falls

Tairawhiti District Health Board (DHB) is standing up to falls with their new wall canvas from the Open for better care campaign.

MidCentral falls prevention symposium a big hit

NEWS: 21 Apr 2015, Reducing Harm from Falls

Over 200 health workers attended MidCentral District Health Board’s (DHB’s) falls prevention symposium at the Palmerston North Convention Centre, which was held as part of April Falls activities in the region.

Workbook: From Atlas to Action

PUBLICATION: 3 Apr 2018, Reducing Harm from Falls

This workbook is designed to help connect data at district level from the Atlas of Healthcare Variation falls domain with local action.