Fall Risk Assessment

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Morse Fall Risk Assessment

Use this Morse Fall Risk Assessment to help evaluate a patient's probability of falling.

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General Patient Fall Risk Assessment Template

This fall risk assessment template is used to assess a patient’s likelihood of falling.

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Environmental Fall Assessment

This Environmental Fall Assessment tool can be used to asses an elder care center or hospital.

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General Incident Report Template

Use this General Incident Report Template to report all the details about an incident.

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Risk for falls care plan

Risk for injury care plan is used to assess the probability of falls in elderly patients. Falls are the leading cause of injury and death in people over 65 years of age.

A fall risk assessment form is typically used to record a patient's fall history, medical records, and equipment used, and then make an overall assessment of the risk of falling. Early determination of the risk of falling helps to take measures to prevent falls in older patients.

This article deals with:

1. Risk for fall nursing care plan

2. A mobile application for fall risk assessment

Risk for fall nursing care plan

A fall can be a considerable danger to health, especially in old age. Serious injuries and subsequent problems can occur. As a preventive measure, the risk of falling should be determined so that the probability of a fall can be reduced. The six fall risk factors are listed below.

  • External influences (tripping hazards and unevenness of the floor

  • Strength and balance problems

  • Body posture and stepping position

  • Visual impairment

  • Alcohol consumption

  • Slightly dizzy spells

Measures to prevent falls

There are some measures that can be taken to minimize the risk for falls after the fall risk assessment, the following are some helpful steps that can help you minimize the risk of falling.

    1. Detect risk factors

    Often regular medical checks help to identify individual risk factors, such as vision problems and dizziness. Vision and hearing should also be checked at regular intervals.

    2. Use auxiliary means

    For your safety, the use of a rollator or walking aids is helpful. Existing aids, such as handles and railings, are strongly recommended.

    3. Ensure a safe environment

    Make sure that no puddles or wet spots are left behind when wiping. Put up appropriate warning signs if necessary. If possible, do not use carpets or rugs, or make sure they do not slip. Remove trip hazards and attach loose cables.

    4. Install sufficient light

    Provide good lighting, day and night. Mark step edges and door thresholds in colour.

A mobile application for fall risk assessment

As a digital inspection platform, Lumiform supports your risk for falls care plan. All patient data is automatically stored in the cloud and can be viewed there at any time. We have put together 4 of the best assessment templates for the risk of falling for you, which make it easier for you to get started and which you can adapt to your needs as required.

Advantages of a digital application:

  • Generate real-time data via internal processes. This makes quality and security measurable, and you can use the data to optimize processes continuously.

  • Get an overview of everything that's going on on-site.

  • Reports are created automatically - this saves the complete postprocessing.

  • Save time by analyzing all data more efficiently and identifying areas that need your attention more quickly.

  • The very simple operation offers no margin for error for inspectors on site. The app offers less complexity in documenting or filling out checklists than complicated paper or Excel lists.

  • Depending on the application, tests are carried out about 30%-50% faster than strong tests.