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Falls prevention in hospital shows benefits as broken hips reduced

MEDIA RELEASE: 1 Apr 2016, Reducing Harm from Falls

New data from the Health Quality & Safety Commission show the number of people falling in hospital and breaking their hip is reducing. There were 64 falls in hospital leading to a broken hip in the 12 months to December 2015 – down from 95 in the baseline

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.

Orders open for April Falls 2016 resources

NEWS: 25 Feb 2016, Reducing Harm from Falls

April Falls 2016 is one month away and we have lots planned, as will many of you. This year’s national theme will embrace ‘prevention right through to review and learning from falls events’.

What’s coming up for April Falls?

NEWS: 9 Feb 2016, Reducing Harm from Falls

It won’t be long until this annual month-long event is upon us, and we have lots planned, as will many of you. This year’s national theme will embrace ‘prevention right through to review and learning from falls events’.

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.

FallsStop seminars on reducing harm from falls in hospital

EVENT: 20 Oct 2015, Reducing Harm from Falls

FallsStop is a seminar about reducing falls in the hospital setting, designed for hospital falls champions, nursing management, and physiotherapy, gerontology and aged care representatives.

Stay independent falls prevention toolkit for primary care

NEWS: 10 Jul 2015, Reducing Harm from Falls

To support the Health Quality & Safety Commission's Reducing Harm from Falls programme focus on and engagement with primary care, a falls prevention toolkit has been developed by in partnership with bpacnz

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.

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.