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Essential Falls Management Series by Rein Tideiksaar, Ph.D. Enhance your facility’s fall management program and improve patient safety with this valuable new training series. Each CD-ROM includes PowerPoint® presentations for targeted staff training and relevant assessment forms, checklists, and guidelines.
Assessment & Training Tools Offers basic tools for implementing a successful falls management program. Includes assessment forms, checklists, procedures, and guidelines from the book Falls in Older People.
After the Fall Implement a post-fall assessment program and decrease the risk for subsequent falls at your long-term or acute care facility. Help staff identify factors responsible for falls.
Guide to Exit Alarms Exit alarms can be a valuable tool in preventing falls. Teach staff about the procedures for using a variety of exit alarms, including pressure-sensitive pads, pull cords, and postural change alarms.
Guide to Hip Protectors Hip fractures resulting from falls in older adults are a major concern. Learn how your facility can effectively use hip protectors to prevent these often debilitating injuries. The CD-ROM contains hip protector guidelines, adherence tips, audit procedures, patient consent forms, a list of product suppliers, and more.
Managing Falls in Adult Day Services assists in training staff about the causes and consequences of falls, intervention strategies to reduce falls, and a falls prevention program. Includes screening and assessment tools, educational handouts, a training presentation, and more.
Managing Falls in Assisted Living Each year 30% to 50% of assisted living residents experience a fall. Prepare staff members to better understand and manage the risks for falling. Tools include a staff education presentation, screening and assessment forms, and guidelines for a basic fall prevention program.