Thinking falls – taking action: a guide to action for falls prevention

Source: British Journal of Community Nursing, 2010, 15(8), p.406 – 410

Follow this link for the abstract

Date of publication: August 2010

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This article describes how the Rushcliffe Falls Prevention and Research Group developed the Guide to Action for Falls Prevention tool (GtA) to support health professionals to identify potential falls risks and what actions to take to prevent falls. The GtA tool was piloted and found to be quick and easy to complete. Involvement by various agencies and individuals in developing the tool, means that it can be used across a range of disciplines, health and social care settings.

Length of publication: 5 pages

Some important notes: Please contact your local NHS Library for the full text of the article. Follow this link to find your local NHS Library.

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