CDC STEADI: Best Practices for Developing an Inpatient Program to Prevent Older Adult Falls after Discharge

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Submitted by Minnesota North... on Oct 27, 2021 - 10:35am CDT

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Unpublished Document

This CDC STEADI publication provides practice recommendations for screening, asessing, and intervening to reduce falls during and after a hospital stay. This guide highlights 10 steps for integrating a safe mobility and fall prevention program into inpatient workflow and clinical practice. The goal was to prevent falls during hospitalization, set the stage for better collaboration with external providers for post-discharge care, and reduce risk of falls after hospital stays.

Stephanie Rogers
Yara K. Haddad
Jaswinder K. Legha
Daphne Stannard
Andrew Auerbach
Elizabeth Eckstrom
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