Reducing Falls in Pioneer Lodge

  • Published on
    24-Feb-2016

  • View
    26

  • Download
    0

DESCRIPTION

Reducing Falls in Pioneer Lodge. Each Resident on Admission will have a Fall Risk Assessment SCOTT FALL TOOL Each residents room will have an environmental assessment on admission and yearly thereafter Mobility assessments are done on admission and quarterly or if significant change. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

Transcript

Slide 1

Reducing Falls in Pioneer Lodge

Each Resident on Admission will have a Fall Risk Assessment SCOTT FALL TOOLEach residents room will have an environmental assessment on admission and yearly thereafterMobility assessments are done on admission and quarterly or if significant changeReducing Falls in Pioneer Lodge

Care aides can reduce falls by ensuring client has call bell accessibleEnsuring brakes are on the bed, wheelchair Checking the environment such as moving wheelchair pedals aside Ensuring if any alarms used are on and workingReducing Falls in Pioneer Lodge

Care aides can prevent falls byAsking before leaving do you need the bathroom Are you in any pain Is there any thing else you need

Reducing Falls in Pioneer Lodge

Date: Time of Fall: Location: BP________; Pulse_______; Resp______; O2 Saturation_________Cognitive status contributing factor/how?Alarms needed?_____Yes/NoType_______Are they in place now post fall_______Present Transfer logo Fall related to transfer:Yes/NoDoes transfer need changing______Yes/NoTransfer changed to_________Fall related to positioning in chair:Yes/NoIf yes referral to OT for positioning deviceActivity of client prior to fall:We they toileted prior to the fall- yes/noAre they on a toileting schedule- yes/noMedications factors:Sedatives/ psychotrophics?Do they have pain management issues-yes/no that may have contributed.Environment a factor________Lighting________Bed Height/ Rails___Too much furniture________Changes done_____Recent Change in medical condition:Weaker?Assistive Devices in reach_____Yes: does client know to use_______No: Is signage or instruction needed____Yes: has instruction been done ______Signage up in room to call for assist_____Changes to care plan: yes /noYes changes documented on care plan__________Communicated to staff on report:yes/no Nurse signature: ____________ Date:__________ Time:_______________Days reviewed: signature_______________ Date________Evenings reviewed : signature____________ Date_______Nights reviewed: signature________________ Date_________Comments:________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Appendix 2 Post-fall Problem Solving ToolPost Fall Problem SolvingCompleted with occurrence report of fall and signed byBy witness, unit nurse, care staff By care and nursing staff next consecutive three shifts.

After a fall we need to problem solve to prevent this is an important part of prevention of future falls

Recommended

View more >