Appendix B14: Pre and Posttests for Inservice #2, How to Reduce Falls

The Falls Management Program Manual

Pretest/Posttest

Name: _______________________________________________ Date: ________________

1. List 3 ways to improve safety in a resident's room and bathroom.
   a. _______________________________________________________________________
   b. _______________________________________________________________________
   c. _______________________________________________________________________

2. Personal items should be kept within 10 feet of the resident. True or False (Circle one)

3. List three ways to improve the resident's safety during transfer and mobility.
   a. _______________________________________________________________________
   b. _______________________________________________________________________
   c. _______________________________________________________________________

4. Staff should use behavior management skills with residents who have unsafe behaviors. True or False (Circle one)

5. A resident who leans over or slides down while seated in a wheelchair is more likely to fall out of the chair. True or False (Circle one)

Page last reviewed February 2010
Internet Citation: Appendix B14: Pre and Posttests for Inservice #2, How to Reduce Falls: The Falls Management Program Manual. February 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/systems/long-term-care/resources/injuries/fallspx/fallspxmanap14.html