Assessment of vulnerable patients cuts hospital falls

Falls Prevention Horizon Scanning

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

Some important notes: Please contact your local NHS Library for the full text of the article. Follow this link to find your local NHS Library. This article is available in full text to all NHS staff using Athens, for more information about accessing full text follow this link to find your local NHS Library.

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