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Topic 1 - Posted January 17, 2019
All you need to know about falls!
by Amy, Home Health Clinical Manager
Falls are considered an epidemic in our country. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention the following holds true:
The above statistics are staggering. At St. Camillus, we do have a falls committee for Skilled Nursing, Assisted Living and Independent Living. It is all of our job to help to keep our residents safe and help to prevent falls. Through initiatives and measurements taken, Assisted Living and Memory Care has been able to reduce the falls that they have had by almost half in the last couple of months.
What has been done and what is being done differently?
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