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Falls Prevention BPIP

icon legendFalling is a potentially avoidable event which can change a person's life. In the Fall Prevention BPIP, you'll find evidence-based tips for both patients and staff education to assist in reducing your patients' risk for falling.

The Falls Prevention BPIP also includes a foundational and advanced review of in-home patient safety. Examples of tools included are:
  • Fall Risk Assessment
  • TUG (Timed Up and Go)
  • Medication Simplification
  • "Pull-Out" Focus Sections
  • Organizational Culture Section exploring the impact your organizational culture has on the reporting or "under reporting" of falls in the home
  • Links to the program "Fall Prevention Awareness: Enhanced Training for Home Health Aides"
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Falls Prevention BPIP
Falls Prevention BPIP
(2018 Update) Evidence-based tips & tools for both patients and staff education to reduce your patients' risk for falling
 
How to Actively Engage Patients to Change Health Behavior
How to Actively Engage Patients to Change Health Behavior
Article by Melinda H. Huffman of the National Society of Health Coaches
 
Falls Prevention for Older Adults
Falls Prevention for Older Adults
3.5 Nursing CEs (ANCC) & 2.0 PT CCUs (FSBPT)
 
Falls Prevention Agency Evaluation
Falls Prevention Agency Evaluation
Use this form to evaluate your agency's falls prevention program
 
Bulletin Board Content: Falls Prevention
Bulletin Board Content: Falls Prevention
Ready-made content to share on office bulletin boards or via email
 
Bulletin Board Example: Falls Prevention
Bulletin Board Example: Falls Prevention
Illustration of bulletin board content in use
 
PIP Example: Falls Prevention
PIP Example: Falls Prevention
Example of a Performance Improvement Project (PIP) on reducing patient falls
 
Falls Prevention Clinical Interventions Toolbox
Falls Prevention Clinical Interventions Toolbox
Evidence-based intervention strategies and tools/resources to develop individualized falls prevention plans
 
Post-Fall Audit Form
Post-Fall Audit Form
Fall documentation form suggestion
 
Falls Prevention Success Stories
Falls Prevention Success Stories
Learn from successes of several home health agencies and providers
 
Case Studies: Falls Prevention
Case Studies: Falls Prevention
What would you do in these patient scenarios?
 
Tips for Living: How Safe Is Your Home?
Tips for Living: How Safe Is Your Home?
Home hazards checklist & fall prevention steps for patients from Pioneer Home Health Care
 

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