PowerPoint presentation for nurses
Facts About Falls, PowerPoint presentation for residents and families
The 85 slide PowerPoint presentation, Falls Management, was developed by Jo Taylor and is based on her experience in the field with over 200 nursing homes. It is designed for use with nurses, therapists, administrators and directors of nursing. Each slide is fully scripted and references are provided for accessing further information. Feel free to use this presentation in your facility and to adapt it to your individual needs. Click on the title in the right hand column on this page to download the presentation either in pdf format or PowerPoint.
A 23 slide PowerPoint presentation, Facts for Falls, is an updated version of the presentation for residents and families provided in the FMP manual. It is designed to be used when teaching residents and families about fall risk and includes strategies to reduce falls and related injuries. It may be used in conjunction with two handouts for families which are provided in the FMP appendix. Click on the title in the right hand column on this page to download a copy.
Two staff inservices, The Fall Reduction Program, Part I and Part II were originally produced in 2000 and are designed to provide a general introduction to common safety hazards and fall risk reduction. Designed for a wide nursing home audience, each program is approximately 15 minutes in length and comes with a companion handout as well as pre and post tests in English and Spanish, all of which are provided in the FMP appendix. Click on the titles in the right hand column on this page to access these presentations.
Useful resources for the management of falls and elimination of physical restraints (Click directly on the title to access the website):
Evidence-based Geriatric Nursing Resources:
To order, visit the Springer website http://www.springerpub.com
Hartford Institute of Geriatric Nursing provides the Try This Series in Nursing Care to Older Adults with over 35 assessment tools illustrating best practice in the care of older adults; Issue 8 is Fall Risk Assessment and Issue D1 is Avoiding Restraints in Patients with Dementia
Clinical Practice Guidelines:
Other Practice Guidelines:
Educational information for families and residents:
To purchase a copy of the accompanying video which demonstrates the process and results of individualized seating, click here.