Falls Prevention

Improving SNF staff communication doesn't help reduce resident falls, study finds

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A program aimed at improving communication among nursing home staff didn't help reduce resident falls in facilities, a new study shows.

Patient falls - What is your incident reporting process?

Patient falls - What is your incident reporting process?

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Patient falls are the most frequently reported incident in most senior living and community based care settings, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Lawmakers throw timely support to organizations intent on decreasing falls

Lawmakers throw timely support to organizations intent on decreasing falls

A bipartisan group of senators succeeded Tuesday in passing S. Res 276, officially recognizing the first day of fall as, what else? National Falls Prevention Awareness day.