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iREAP is an eight-week program that delivers integrated rehabilitation services to older people in the community who have or are at risk of frailty, falls, Parkinson’s Disease and other neurodegenerative conditions.
War Memorial Hospital
Added: 9 October 2017|Last updated: 21 May 2021
NSW Ambulance introduced a falls package to address the year-round problem of falls in people aged 65 and over in the community. It incorporated a new falls risk assessment, protocol, clinical pathway and screening tool for paramedics, as well as education materials for consumers and general practitioners.
Added: 2 May 2018|Last updated: 22 April 2021
Post falls assessments are attended by nurses after patients have a fall in the St George Hospital emergency department.
St George Hospital
Added: 16 September 2019|Last updated: 20 April 2021
This project is designed to improve falls prevention in a medical ward in an acute care facility. It identifies the causes of inpatient falls to provide strategies in response.
Sutherland Hospital and Community Health Service
Added: 17 September 2019|Last updated: 1 October 2019
This project was a complete redesign of interventional radiology processes. This includes improving: scheduling practices, protocolling practices, patient experience, patient information, communication between team, clinical handover.
Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District
Added: 26 August 2019|Last updated: 29 August 2019
Falls are a major health issue for older people, and falls prevention is a high priority for the Murrumbidgee Local Health District. This project implemented changes to improve the quality and safety of patient care by reducing the number of falls, harm from falls, and associated increase in length of stay at the orthopaedic ward of Wagga Wagga Base Hospital and Gundagai Multipurpose Service....
Murrumbidgee Local Health District
Added: 20 August 2018|Last updated: 30 August 2018
Nyngan Health Service developed a falls workbook and DVD, which was used to educate aged care residents on falls and empower them to develop personalised strategies that would reduce their risk of falling.
Nyngan Residential Aged Care
Added: 10 February 2017|Last updated: 27 February 2017
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