Falls can cause serious injuries and significantly impact the quality of life for elderly citizens. Although it is impossible to prevent all falls, there is much that can be done to reduce the risks.
In this article we cover:
- Identifying Hazards: workplace, physical environment and client factors
- The Role of Activity Directors in Falls Prevention
- Responding to Falls - What should you do?
- When a client is determined to stand by themselves
- 12 Tips for Preventing Falls