Falls Risk Assessment and Management Plan

The Falls Risk Assessment and Management Plan (FRAMP) is a bi-fold document designed for use in the general adult population in Perth metropolitan hospitals. It summarises the key practices outlined by both the:

The document is set out in a simple, logical format that guides staff through the essential falls screening, assessment and management processes.

Features of the plan

Several features of the FRAMP include:


The FRAMP was developed and implemented by a multidisciplinary, multisite working party with the aim of:

  • an updated assessment and interventions that reflected the latest evidence-based, best practice
  • a more comprehensive but more easily communicated falls management plan for individuals.

The evidence base supporting the FRAMP design and content, along with instructions on how to use the document are below:

How to use it

Instructions on how to use the FRAMP are available in a step-by-step presentation (PowerPoint 1.5MB). This presentation can be used to run face-to-face education sessions on the use of the FRAMP at your site.

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