Consumer and health-service driven research in preventing falls


Falls are a leading cause of patient harm across the continuum of care including community settings, hospitals and residential aged-care facilities with most falls prevention strategies neither effective nor cost effective. Hospital managers, clinicians, consumers and researchers from Monash Partners member organisations have been working together to develop a strategic direction in falls prevention.

Professor Terry Haines, describes a recent study of mobilisation alarms across Monash Partners six health services. Watch the video, HERE.

You can read more about our consumer-driven research, HERE.