This falls management resource has been developed to be used by any assisted living provider whether licensed as a CBRF, RCAC, or AFH. It is designed to give managers, nurses, and other Assisted Living care staff background information about falls, while stressing the importance of having a falls management program in place. This manual includes a variety of important guidelines, worksheets, data forms, and resources for your use and reference while designing a fall prevention program that best suits your facility.
This resource will address four major components of falls management:
· Assessment of fall risks
· Intervention strategies used to prevent falls
· Evaluation of individual and facility falls management programs
· Education and training about fall prevention for residents and caregivers