Care Coordination – Resources

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Infection Prevention Wins

Telligen recognizes our partners for their infection prevention efforts during International Infection Prevention Week! Sweeping new federal nursing home regulations have made infection prevention a big priority for long-term care (LTC) facilities in 2018. Genesis Medical Center and UnityPoint Health-Trinity Rock Island created a seminar series for hospital infection preventionists to share their expertise with …

Berg Balance Scale

The Berg Balance Scale is a 14-item scale is designed to assess balance of older adults. Shared by the Internet Stroke Center. Visit the Focused Admission Prevention topic to browse more resources to help you prevent and manage falls, including assessment tools, patient and family education, medication management references, interventions and prevention programs and staff …

INTERACT Falls Care Path

The INTERACT Falls Care Path shared by Florida Atlantic University provides a comprehensive overview of what to do in the event of a fall. Visit the Focused Admission Prevention topic to browse more resources to help you prevent and manage falls, including assessment tools, patient and family education, medication management references, interventions and prevention programs …

Fall Prevalence

This Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) webpage updated in February 2017 discusses fall prevalence in later life, falls risks and health impacts. Visit the Focused Admission Prevention topic to browse more resources to help you prevent and manage falls, including assessment tools, patient and family education, medication management references, interventions and prevention programs …

Morse Fall Scale

The Morse Fall Scale (MFS) is simple, rapid fall risk assessment. Visit the Focused Admission Prevention topic to browse more resources to help you prevent and manage falls, including assessment tools, patient and family education, medication management references, interventions and prevention programs and staff training resources.

STRATIFY Risk Assessment Tool

The STRATIFY Risk Assessment Tool helps to identify fall risk among hospitalized patients. Shared by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) in January 2013. Visit the Focused Admission Prevention topic to browse more resources to help you prevent and manage falls, including assessment tools, patient and family education, medication management references, interventions and …

CDC Stay Independent Brochure

This Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Stay Independent brochure provides patients with the information they need to stay independent and to reduce their fall risk. Visit the Focused Admission Prevention topic to browse more resources to help you prevent and manage falls, including assessment tools, patient and family education, medication management references, interventions and …

Integrating Fall Prevention into Practice

This poster created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) can be used in clinical settings to screen for fall risk and to assign fall screening responsibilities to healthcare team members. Visit the Focused Admission Prevention topic to browse more resources to help you prevent and manage falls, including assessment tools, patient and …

6 Steps to Prevent a Fall

This video created by the National Council on Aging provides older adults with the information they need to prevent falls. Visit the Focused Admission Prevention topic to browse more resources to help you prevent and manage falls, including assessment tools, patient and family education, medication management references, interventions and prevention programs and staff training resources.

Encouraging People to Stop Smoking

Smoking has been found to increase an older adult’s risk of falls. This 2001 article from the World Health Organization Department of Mental Health and Substance Dependence details interventions healthcare professionals can use to help a patient quit smoking. Visit the Focused Admission Prevention topic to browse more resources to help you prevent and manage …