Front Line Forces: Preventing Falls and Injury from Falls

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Submitted by Minnesota North... on Jan 21, 2024 - 1:09pm CST

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Front Line Forces training modules and resources cover topics developed with the direct care staff in mind, created for those working in long-term care and other health care settings. These short on-demand learning modules and resources are designed to: (1) Fit seamlessly into the routine of the day, without causing lengthy interruptions; (2) Empower and engage direct care staff in their work by building the confidence and skills they need to support quality care and a resident-centered approach; (3) Build on current knowledge; and (4) Promote best practices.

This learning module discusses risk factors that can lead to falls and falls with injury. It also reviews the significance of falls as well as the importance of understanding your role in the prevention of falls. Quizzes following each module video are available to test your knowledge.

Source: Superior Health Quality Alliance, 2021

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