Aging in Place: Strategies for Staying Safe at Home Recorded Webinar

Danny Nguyen
Author | Shield HealthCare
05/24/18  11:21 AM PST
Safe at Home

Aging in Place: Strategies for Staying Safe at Home (Recognizing National Home Safety Month) – Presented by Barbara E. West, RN, MSN, CWOCN of Capital Nursing Education has already taken place. However, you can watch a recording of the webinar:

CE Contact Hours are no longer offered for this webinar.

You can also download a PDF of the slides here.

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Webinar Overview:

With a growing number of older adults aging in place, it’s increasingly important to make sure that the home is safe. Learn the latest strategies and tips for home safety this National Home Safety Month.

Webinar Objectives:

  1. Describe three factors that increase fall risk
  2. Identify two tools to facilitate safe transfers
  3. Name three types of professionals that can evaluate home safety plans

Barbara West, RN

About Barbara E. West, RN, MSN, CWOCN of Capital Nursing Education

Barbara West received her Masters of Nursing at Yale University in 1993 and her Wound Ostomy Continence Certification from Emory University in 2011. Barbara has had extensive experience in hospice care, and her experience in home health includes working with patients of all ages for both UC Davis Medical Center and Sutter. She has held several positions with Kaiser Permanente, most recently working in Sacramento at the General Surgery out-patient clinic and Vacaville in-patient, performing full-scope wound and ostomy care. If you enjoy reading, she’s also an author, with a full-length book of poetry from Cold River Press.

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  1. May be something about what to expect from cae givers for those who are cognent enough to understand what to expect from caregivers

    1. Hi Lois! Thank you for your comment. And thank you for that great article suggestion! We will add it to our list of articles to research and write. We appreciate it! -Aimee, Shield HealthCare

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