Mandatory falls prevention training leads to a 10% reduction in falls

Source:  Nursing Standard,   2010 25(12) p. 18-9 

Follow this link for the abstract

Date of publication: November 2010

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell:  Impact is reported of the introduction of a mandatory falls management and prevention course for all nursing staff at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridgeshire. The programme’s use of falls prevention champions and a competency booklet for nurses and HCAs is outlined along with plans to make it an e-learning course.

Length of publication: 2 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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