Falls

Falls are a serious patient safety problem, accounting for nearly 84% of all inpatient incidents. Among adults 65 years or older, falls are the leading cause of injury-related death. A fall resulting in a serious injury can cost an additional $13,300 and increase the length of stay by 6.27 days for each patient.

Measure Definition

NQF 0202 Measure Definition

Program Implementation

Organization and Unit Level Gap Analysis Tool

Safety Action Bundle Strategic Planning Tool  

Safety Action Bundle

Evidence-Based Practice Guidelines

Fall with Injury Prevention Top 10 Best Practices

Post Fall Huddle Tool 

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