The act of falling is a common occurrence among the elderly. Statistically, more than one third of adults ages 65 years and older fall at least once each year. It is the responsibility of all staff members to prevent residents from falling. It is essential that you are knowledgeable of the common risk factors that contribute to falls among the elderly and your role in the prevention of resident falls.
59A-36.011 Staff Training Requirements. Location: Online
What Causes Falls?
Implementing a Successful Fall Prevention Program
Key Points to Remember
Tamar Abell is a Principal of Upstairs Solutions whose primary responsibilities include content development and operations management. In addition to Tamar’s role in Upstairs Solutions, she is Vice-President of ABS Management, a long-term care/assisted living management group that owns and operates facilities throughout the Midwest. Her primary role involves policy development, risk management and quality assurance. Disclosure: Tamar Abell, MA, CCC-SLP, LNHA has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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