The high impact actions for nursing and midwifery 3: staying safe, preventing falls

Source: Nursing Times, 2010, 106(29).

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Date of publication: July 2010

Publication type: Journal article (online)

In a nutshell: This article highlights four successful UK falls prevention programmes, three of which operate in acute settings. Case studies describe the use of sensor alarms, distraction therapy and a checklist-observation tool in the context of helping to prevent falls and improve patient safety and wellbeing.

Length of publication: 1 web page

Acknowledgement: nursingtimes.net, 26 July 2010

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