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Residential Aged Care Communiqué Episode #11: Falls

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The first issue of Residential Aged Care Communiqué for 2022 focuses on falls and falls management. Every year, over half of all residents will have a fall and some have grave consequences as highlighted by the two cases. Commentaries by two of Australia’s leading international experts explain the practical interventions available to prevent falls. Editorial Content

  • 01:09 Editorial: Professor Joseph Ibrahim

  • 03:34 Case #1 Is this preventable?

  • 08:03 Case #2 The last fall

  • 11:52 Commentary #1: Tips to reduce risk of falls by Professor Jacqueline Close

  • 18:52 Commentary #2: Fall prevention: an ongoing need by Professor Keith Hill