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Reducing Falls and Injury from Falls


Thursday, February 26th, 2015


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

Guest Speakers:

  • 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