Falls and Injury

Long-term care resources about falls and injuries

The Falls Management Program: A Quality Improvement Initiative for Nursing Facilities
Manual designed to assist nursing facilities in providing individualized, person-centered care and improving their fall care processes and outcomes through educational and quality improvement tools.

Preventing Falls in Hospitals: A Toolkit for Improving Quality of Care
Each year, somewhere between 700,000 and 1,000,000 people in the United States fall in the hospital.

Comparative Effectiveness of Treatments to Prevent Fractures in Men and Women With Low Bone Density or Osteoporosis: Comparative Effectiveness Review

Current as of March 2013
Internet Citation: Falls and Injury. March 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/systems/long-term-care/resources/injuries/index.html