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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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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
 
Stay Safe! Poster
Stay Safe! Poster
Can you spot all 14 dangerous things in this picture?
 
Safety Starts With You!
Safety Starts With You!
List of common environmental hazards that lead to falls in the home and recommended remedies
 
TEP: Falls Prevention
TEP: Falls Prevention
Listing of experts who contributed to the development of the BPIP
 
Fall Prevention in the Home
Fall Prevention in the Home
Patient brochure from the NJ Hospital Association Institute for Quality & Patient Safety
 
Patient Safety Culture: Foundation for QAPI
Patient Safety Culture: Foundation for QAPI
May 2016 webinar recording; corresponding course includes free CEs
 
The Gravity of Falls: Evidence-Based Preventive Strategies
The Gravity of Falls: Evidence-Based Preventive Strategies
April 2014 webinar recording
 
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
 
Falls Prevention Success Stories
Falls Prevention Success Stories
Learn from successes of several home health agencies and providers
 
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
 

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