Residential Aged Care Communiqué Episode #11: Falls
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