This section highlights information on the risk factors for falls, including the intrinsic or personal factors as well as the extrinsic or environmental factors.
A list of health professionals is given with information on the services that are expected from them in assisting your residents to reduce their risk of falling.
To assist in understanding what treatment and referrals a resident may receive a case study is given with a residential aged care and acute care focus.
There are also some commonly used falls screening and assessment tools available to assess your residents.
Links to this information are: