Falls Prevention – Review of the evidence on fall prevention in hospitals

Review of the evidence on fall prevention in hospitals , February 2012, RAND

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Abstract:

To facilitate the development of a hospital falls prevention resource guide, this paper systematically reviews and documents the existing evidence base for interventions to prevent falls in hospitals and provides an overview of the performance of existing tools with known measurement properties. It also identifies a wide variety of tools for the prevention of falls in hospitals.

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Developing end of life care practice: A guide to workforce development to support social care and health workers to apply the common core principles and competences for end of life care

Developing end of life care practice: A guide to workforce development to support social care and health workers to apply the common core principles and competences for end of life care, National End of Life Programme, February 2012

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Abstract:

This guidance has been developed to ensure that workers involved in supporting someone who is at the end of their life are properly trained to be able to undertake their work effectively and appropriately.

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