By continuing to use the site you agree to our Privacy & Cookies policy

Your browser seems to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser.

Close

Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser.

Close

Developing an evidence-based approach to falls-risk assessment

Geoff Cooper, RGN, DMS, PGCert (Clinical Governance).Senior Clinical Risk Manager, Winchester and Eastleigh Healthcare NHS Trust, Winchester, HampshireThe National Service Framework for Older People (Department of Health, 2001a) has the stated aim: ‘To reduce the number of falls which result in serious injury and ensure effective treatment and rehabilitation for those who have fallen.’

Get unlimited access

As a subscriber you will benefit from:

  • Full online and mobile access to news and opinion stories
  • Customised email alerts straight to your inbox (over 30 alerts available)
  • 4,500 practice articles in our archive 
  • Over £500 worth of CPD learning units 
or

newsletterpromo