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Reducing Falls and Injury from Falls Intervention


Wednesday, February 4th


  • Canadian Patient Safety Institute
  • Safer Healthcare Now!
  • Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario


  • Rosalie Freund-Heritage, Project Manager: AHS Falls Risk Management Strategy
  • Virginia Flintoft, Safer Healthcare Now! Central Measurement Team


  • Susan McNeill, Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario
  • Maryanne D’Arpino, Canadian Patient Safety Institute
  • Hélène Riverin, French Language Support, Canadian Patient Safety Institute

Purpose of the Call:

  1. To briefly describe the need for improved quality of admission falls prevention processes.
  2. To introduce the use of a tool which allow teams to collect patient level data on specific admission falls quality determinants.
  3. To demonstrate how this data can be easily submitted and analyzed through the Patient Safety Metrics system.