Victorian Falls Prevention Alliance – Guiding the way: Practical steps for falls prevention

Victoria Koutsoubos

Following the recent release of the World Guidelines for Falls Prevention and Management for older adults, this hybrid workshop offered practical strategies for implementation of falls prevention in hospitals including a focus on strategies for clinician and patient education.  Speaker included Professor Cathie Sherrington, Associate Professor Frances Batchelor, Ms Kelly Stephen, Dr Helen Psihogios, Dr Alisha Spiteri and Professor Alison …

Falls prevention in hospital settings

The webinar highlighted the need to assess patient’s needs in relation to falls prevention interventions at an individual level and the need to tailor our approaches to individual context and using co-production as means to work in partnership with clinical providers and researchers working together.