Reducing Falls and Injury from Falls
Thursday, February 26th, 2015
Dr. Fabio Feldman PhD, Manager, Seniors Fall and Injury Prevention and Specialized Seniors Clinic Older Adult Program
Virginia Flintoft, MSc BN,Safer Healthcare Now! Manager, Central Measurement Team
Rosalie Freund-Heritage, MScOT, AHS Project Manager, Falls ROP Project
Susan McNeill, Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario
Maryanne D’Arpino, Canadian Patient Safety Institute
Hélène Riverin, French Language Support, Canadian Patient Safety Institute
Description of the Call:
To describe the need from a national perspective for improved quality of falls prevention processes.
To introduce the use of an audit tool and complementary data base which allows teams to collect patient level data on specific falls prevention and management quality processes.
To demonstrate how this data can be easily submitted and analyzed through the Patient Safety Metrics system and used to accelerate your quality improvement initiatives