The Lumiform app allows you to quickly and easily assess a Risk for Injury Care Plan, thereby minimising any risks.
Use this Morse Fall Risk Assessment to help evaluate a patient's probability of falling.Download template
This fall risk assessment template is used to assess a patient’s likelihood of falling.Download template
This Environmental Fall Assessment tool can be used to asses an elder care center or hospital.Download template
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..
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.
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
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.
For your safety, the use of a rollator or walking aids is helpful. Existing aids, such as handles and railings, are strongly recommended.
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.
Provide good lighting, day and night. Mark step edges and door thresholds in colour.
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.