Falls risks and their management

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A range of falls prevention activities can reduce falls and injuries

To reduce the goal of reduced falls and injuries from falls, residents, family members, staff members and carer's need to work collaboratively to develop and implement the most appropriate mix of strategies for individual residents.

For the Individual

  • A productive life
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Freedom from fear of falling
  • Freedom from injury and associated recovery
  • Possible delay of disability and disease
  • Prolonged independence
  • Maintained confidence in mobility
  • Maintained feeling of wellbeing
  • Continued community participation

Further Information

Can be obtained from the Queensland Department of Health