Assessment of vulnerable patients cuts hospital falls
Source:Nursing Times 25th July 2012
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Date of publication: July 2012
Publication type: Journal article
In a nutshell: The FallSafe project, tested in the South Central NHS area, trained and supported nurses to look at factors that can lead to falls. It assesses vulnerable patients and measures to reduce risks on wards, and has created FallSafe leads, who are dedicated nurses, to raise awareness and champion falls prevention.
Length of publication: 1 page
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