Integration of evidence-based practices and strategies for falls prevention and reducing injury from falls

Nov 15, 2017, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
About this Event:

This interactive webinar will walk you through the third edition of RNAO's best practice guideline (BPG), Preventing Falls and Reducing Injury from Falls (2017) and associated resources in the LTC Toolkit.

The new BPG includes evidence-based practices, strategies, evaluation measures, and guidance to develop policies and procedures to help prevent falls in the LTC sector.

  • Shaila Aranha, RNAO LTC Best Practice Coordinator – Waterloo Wellington

  • Amy Reid, RNAO LTC Best Practice Coordinator – North Simcoe Muskoka

  • Freda Poirier, RNAO LTC Best Practice Coordinator – North East

  • Lee Mantini , RNAO LTC Best Practice Coordinator – South East

  • Susan McNeill, Program Manager, IABPG Centre, RNAO

Who should attend?
This webinar is intended for anyone working in a long-term care home to use tools to support learning about assessment and management of residents who are at risk for falls and reducing injuries resulting from falls. Direct care staff, educators, champions, or other practice leaders are encouraged to attend.

Session Objectives

As a result of the webinar, you will be able to:

  • Identify the evidence-based recommendations in the BPG
  • Successfully access resources in the LTC Toolkit
  • Identify areas for improvement in the falls prevention and management  program
  • Consider strategies to implement resources that can be applied in your LTC home to enhance the prevention of falls and reducing injury from falls.
Cost for Members: 
$0.00 CAD
Cost for non-Members: 
$0.00 CAD