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Video: Fall Prevention Part II – Impact, Assessment and Hidden Risks

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
Editor | Shield HealthCare
05/31/16  9:41 AM PST

For anyone who missed our recent “Fall Prevention Part II – Impact, Assessment and Hidden Risks” webinar, presented by Barbara E. West, RN, MSN, CWOCN of Capital Nursing Education, you can find the recording and presentation slides here.

According to the Centers for Disease Control, every year 1 out of every 3 adults age 65 or older falls, resulting in a death every 29 minutes. Fall Prevention is a critical factor both inside and outside of homes and healthcare facilities.

In this informative webinar, Barbara  shares her passion for fall prevention as well as: how falls impact the healthcare system; risk areas in our communities; 4 critical areas of a fall risk assessment; and fall prevention resources for families, caregivers and health care professionals.

Watch the video above and find additional fall prevention resources below.

You can find the Fall Prevention Part II Webinar Slides here.

Additional resources mentioned in the webinar include:

For more information on fall prevention, see these related articles and resources here:

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