Falls Prevention Best Practice Guidelines

http://www.health.qld.gov.au/fallsprevention/best%5Fpractice/

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Falls Prevention Best Practice Guidelines for Public Hospitals and State Government Residential Aged Care Facilities incorporating a Community Integration Supplement:

Section 1
1.1 Risk Assessment Tool
1.2 Environmental Audit Tool

Section 2
2.1 Medication Review
2.2 Footwear
2.3 Exercise
2.4 Continence Management
2.5 Restraints

Section 3
3.1 Hip Protector Pads
3.2 Nutrition Management

Section 4
4.1 General Patient/Resident Education
4.2 Patient Education – Specific to Dementia
4.3 Patient Education – Patients Admitted With a Fall—Related Injury, Including Fractured Neck of Femur (#NOF)

Section 5
5.1 General Staff Education
5.2 Education Material

Section 6
Glossary
Acronyms
Resources
Evaluation Framework
Acknowledgments
Community integration supplement

Part 1
Supplement Contents
S.1 Introduction
S.2 Falls assessment and management guideline

Part 2
S.3 Assessment information

Part 3
S.4 Health promotion
S.5 Interventions requiring further attention

Part 4
S.6 Falls prevention brochure series

Part 5
S.7 Falls prevention: Your safety checklist and guide
S.8 References


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