Interventions to prevent falls in acute mental health settings

Source:  Nursing,  July, 42 (7)  p. 65-66.

Follow this link for the abstract

Date of publication: July 2012

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell:  Authors discuss why falls occur and how to prevent them in older adults with mental health problems in an inpatient setting.  They go on to list a number of strategies to help to reduce falls, emphasising the importance of incorporating fall prevention toolkits and evidence-based practices.

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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