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  1. Falls prevention tools

    09 Dec 2015

    A range of tools are available to health care providers and services, to help prevent older Victorians from falling...

  2. Falls prevention in hospital

    13 May 2016

    Falls are a complex problem but with identification of causes and risk factors, many strategies can help reduce the risk of falls for older people in hospital...

  3. Falls prevention

    01 Mar 2017

    Victorian health care services can use resources to assess the risks associated with falls, and then identify ways of addressing those risks...

  4. Falls prevention evidence and resources

    09 Dec 2015

    Healthcare providers in Victoria can find evidence and research on preventing falls. Evidence is available from interstate and from overseas...

  5. Falls prevention for pest control operators

    16 Nov 2015

    In Victoria, workplace health and safety legislation is designed to prevent workplace falls...

  6. Further information - falls

    13 May 2016

    Educational and information resources available on preventing and managing falls in older people in hospital...

  7. Falls

    30 Nov 2016

    Falls can cause injury and functional decline. Many falls can be prevented; so we all need to be aware of our patients’ falls risks and respond appropriately...

  8. Falls, mobility and self-care

    19 Dec 2016

    Older people presenting to hospital with a fall or mobility problems are at risk of functional decline. Identifying and responding to their needs is essential to preventing this...

  9. Falls and discharge planning

    05 Dec 2017

    A smooth transition from the hospital to home or residential aged care facility involves comprehensive and clear discharge planning and communication...

  10. Ladder safety matters

    18 Jan 2018

    The Department of Health and Human Services and Consumer Affairs Victoria have joined a national campaign to reduce serious injury from domestic ladder falls...