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Falls Prevention

Falls in Hospital - A doctor's guide to prevention and management

A short 8 minute educational video on falls prevention and management is available for doctors working in WA hospitals.
The video goes through the following sections:

  • Introduction to fall in hospitals
  • Evidence for prevention
  • Post fall medical care
  • Secondary falls prevention

It can be used as a training tool for new doctors or existing staff and is applicable to all metropolitan sites. If you have any queries or would like a copy of the video on DVD, please contact the Falls Prevention Health Network at healthpolicy@health.wa.gov.au.

 

Falls in Hospital - A doctor's guide to prevention and management video text description (Word 36KB)

To download a copy of the video, visit http://vimeo.com/107030453 (external site)