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Falls video resources

PUBLICATION: 31 Oct 2014, Reducing Harm from Falls

The Health Quality & Safety Commission has produced four short videos highlighting some of the ways falls can be prevented in a range of different settings.

Waikato DHB's success with frontline ownership

NEWS: 20 Sep 2016, Infection Prevention & Control

Frontline ownership (FLO) is giving staff at Waikato District Health Board (DHB) a new way of improving patient care, and they are loving every minute of it.

September 2016 'Focus on Falls' out now

NEWS: 1 Sep 2016, Reducing Harm from Falls

The September 2016 issue of Focus on Falls, a quarterly publication for everyone interested in understanding and preventing falls in older people, is now available online.

Focus on Falls – Issue 5, September 2016

PUBLICATION: 1 Sep 2016, Reducing Harm from Falls

Issue 5 of Focus on Falls, a quarterly publication for everyone interested in understanding and preventing falls in older people.

Waikato Hospital team wins display competition

NEWS: 23 May 2016, Reducing Harm from Falls

The egg-cellent team of Mary-Anne Go, Bryden Ortega and Jean Barnard at the Regional Renal In-centre Dialysis Unit, Waikato Hospital are this year’s winners of the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s April Falls display competition.

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.

December 2015 'Focus on Falls' out now

NEWS: 16 Dec 2015, Reducing Harm from Falls

The December 2015 issue of Focus on Falls, a quarterly publication for everyone interested in understanding and preventing falls in older people, is now available online.

Focus on Falls – Issue 4, December 2015

PUBLICATION: 16 Dec 2015, Reducing Harm from Falls

Issue 4 of Focus on Falls, a quarterly publication for everyone interested in understanding and preventing falls in older people.

July 2015 'Focus on Falls' out now

NEWS: 6 Jul 2015, Reducing Harm from Falls

The July 2015 issue of Focus on Falls, a quarterly publication for everyone interested in understanding and preventing falls in older people, is now available online.

Focus on Falls – Issue 3, July 2015

PUBLICATION: 6 Jul 2015, Reducing Harm from Falls

Issue 3 of Focus on Falls, a quarterly publication for everyone interested in understanding and preventing falls in older people.

March 2015 'Focus on Falls' out now

NEWS: 12 Mar 2015, Reducing Harm from Falls

The March 2015 issue of Focus on Falls, a quarterly publication for everyone interested in understanding and preventing falls in older people, is now available online.

Focus on Falls – Issue 2, March 2015

PUBLICATION: 12 Mar 2015, Reducing Harm from Falls

Issue 2 of Focus on Falls, a quarterly publication for everyone interested in understanding and preventing falls in older people.

October 2014 'Focus on Falls' out now

NEWS: 21 Oct 2014, Reducing Harm from Falls

The October 2014 issue of Focus on Falls, a quarterly publication for everyone interested in understanding and preventing falls in older people, is now available online.

Focus on Falls – Issue 1, October 2014

PUBLICATION: 21 Oct 2014, Reducing Harm from Falls

Issue 1 of Focus on Falls, a quarterly publication for everyone interested in understanding and preventing falls in older people.

Dr Frances Healey shares latest falls prevention research

NEWS: 2 May 2014, Reducing Harm from Falls

Leading British patient safety advocate and researcher Dr Frances Healey has held workshops around New Zealand to share knowledge about reducing harm from falls with people in the health and disability sector.

Dame Kate Harcourt supports April Falls 2014 themes

NEWS: 9 Apr 2014, Reducing Harm from Falls

Dame Kate Harcourt knows first-hand the impact a fall can have, and is telling her story as April Falls month gets under way. She supports the idea that preventing falls is everyone’s business.