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Out damned clutter! competition

PUBLICATION: 3 Jun 2015, Falls

Out damned clutter! is a competition for aged residential care facilities, with a prize for the best before and after photo.

Entries for the April Falls display photo competition

NEWS: 27 May 2015, Falls

The Health Quality & Safety Commission has asked people to send in photographs of their April Falls display – the best of which will win its sender a box of chocolate fish to share with their April Falls team.

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.

Open Book: Lessons learnt from reviewing patient falls (April 2015)

PUBLICATION: 20 Apr 2015, Adverse Events

This edition of Open Book was written in collaboration with the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s Reducing Harm from Falls programme, and sets out a series of practice changes made by providers to prevent patients from being harmed by falling.

Open campaign focuses on reducing harm from falls

NEWS: 17 Apr 2015, Falls

We are now working on the fifth Open for better care campaign topic – reducing harm from falls across care settings, with a stronger focus in the community and primary care.

bpacNZ features 'Stand up to Falls' campaign

NEWS: 10 Apr 2015, Falls

This article from bpacNZ outlines the reasons behind the Health Quality & Safety Commission's revisit of reducing harm from falls as the latest six-month focus of the Open for better care national patient safety campaign.

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.

Stand up to falls

NEWS: 5 Mar 2015, Falls

In April 2015 the Open for better care campaign revisits the reducing harm from falls topic.