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Essential Falls Management Library

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Essential Falls Management Library

Easy-to-read, comprehensive guide to preventing and managing falls in hospitals and long-term care settings plus 8 CD-ROMs covering a variety of falls-related topics!

This easy-to-read manual and comprehensive set of 8 CD-ROMs cover a broad range of issues related to the prevention and management of falls in older adults.

Each CD-ROM includes PowerPoint presentations for targeted staff training and relevant assessment forms, checklists, and guidelines in printable PDF format.

Falls in Older PeopleFalls in Older People: Prevention and Management, Fourth Edition

This award-winning guide explores the internal and external causes of falls, analyzes their consequences, provides clinical assessments for actual falls as well as risks for falling, and promotes an interdisciplinary approach to falls management. Filled with practical strategies, assessment tools, and management practices, Falls in Older People includes all the medical, rehabilitative, and environmental strategies needed in any care setting to protect the safety and health of at-risk older adults.

 

 

 

Assessment and Training ToolsAssessment and Training Tools

Based on the book, this CD-ROM contains all the assessment forms, checklists, procedures, and guidelines from the book in customizable Word or PDF formats. Also includes additional forms and 2 training presentations for staff!

 

 

Managing Falls in Assisted LivingManaging Falls in Assisted Living

Falls in assisted living facilities are a critical issue—each year between 30% and 50% of assisted living residents experience a fall. Prepare staff members to better understand and manage the risks for falling with this CD-ROM.

This CD-ROM includes
• a presentation for staff training
• screening tools
• a post-fall assessment tool
• guidelines for a basic falls prevention program
• educational handouts for families and staff

Managing Falls in Adult Day ServicesManaging Falls in Adult Day Services

Addressing issues unique to adult day care, this comprehensive CD-ROM will assist in training staff about the causes and consequences of falls, intervention strategies to reduce falls, and a falls prevention program.

This CD-ROM includes
• a presentation for staff training
• screening tools
• a post-fall assessment tool
• guidelines for a basic falls prevention program
• education handouts for families and staff

Falls and People with Intellectual & Developmental DisabilitiesFalls and People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities 

Improved fall prevention and safety practices are vital for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This comprehensive CD-ROM addresses the unique risks posed by this population and provides detailed information about implementing a successful falls management program.

This CD-ROM includes
• a presentation for staff training
• fall prevention program guidelines & protocols
• a fall risk screening program
• a post-fall assessment tool
• educational handouts for families & staff

Guide to Bed SafetyGuide to Bed Safety

Bed safety is a critical component of an effective falls management program—30% to 50% of all falls occur in the bedroom. This CD-ROM will assist in training staff to understand the fall risks associated with beds and bed transfers and to effectively use strategies for increasing bed safety.

This CD-ROM includes
• a presentation for staff training
• fall prevention program guidelines
• a bed safety checklist & bed safety protocols
• guidelines for the use of bed side rails
• information on purchasing and using bed alarms
• patient consent forms
• handout for staff and families

Guide to Exit AlarmsGuide to Exit Alarms

Exit alarms can be a valuable tool in preventing falls. Designed to monitor movement in older adults that need assistance, they alert staff to potentially hazardous situations and allow for timely interventions with older adults at risk for falling. Teach staff about the procedures for using a variety of exit alarms, including pressure-sensitive pads, pull cords, and postural change alarms.

This CD-ROM includes
• PDF forms & guidelines
• a presentation for staff training
• fall prevention program guidelines
• exit alarm use guidelines
• a product comparison chart
• exit alarm puchasing tips
• patient consent forms
• handout for staff & families

Guide to Hip ProtectorsGuide to Hip Protectors

Hip fractures resulting from falls in older adults are a major concern in all long-term and acute care settings. Learn how your facility can effectively use hip protectors to prevent those often debilitating fractures.

This CD-ROM includes
• PDF forms and guidelines
• a presentation for staff training
• hip protector guidelines
• adherence tips & audit procedures
• patient consent forms
• a list of product suppliers

After the FallAfter the Fall

Implement a post-fall assessment program and decrease the risk for subsequent falls at your long-term or acute care facility. Use this training CD-ROM to help staff identify factors responsible for falls in older adults and adapt fall prevention strategies to meet individual needs.

This CD-ROM includes
• PDF forms and guidelines
• a presentation for staff training
• fall prevention program guidelines
• a post-fall care planning chart
• post-fall mobility assessment forms
• a fall report form
• an environmental safety checklist

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Rein Tideiksaar, Ph.D.

Rein Tideiksaar, Ph.D., is President of FallPrevent, LLC, a company that provides educational, legal, and marketing services in connection with fall prevention in the elderly. Dr. Tideiksaar has been active in the area of fall prevention for more than fifteen years. He has directed numerous research projects on falls and has developed fall prevention programs in community, assisted living, home care, acute care hospital, and nursing facility settings. Dr. Tideiksaar has written numerous articles and book chapters on falls and related topics. He is the author of Falls in Older People: Prevention and Management, Fourth Edition. In addition to three previous editions of this professional resource, he is the author of Falling in Old Age: Its Prevention and Treatment, Second Edition (Spring Publishing Company, 1997).

From 2000 to 2003, Dr. Tideiksaar was the Senior Vice President of Fall Prevention and Injury Reduction Systems, ElderCare Companies, Inc. (Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey). Prior to 2000, he was Director of Geriatric Educational and Clinical Programs and Director of the Falls and Immobility Program, Department of Geriatrics, Southwest Medical Associates, Inc. (Las Vegas, Nevada). He has also served as Director of Geriatric Care Coordination, Sierra Health Services, Inc. (Las Vegas, Nevada), and Director of the Falls and Immobility Program, Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai Medical Center (New York, New York).

Dr. Tideiksaar obtained a doctorate from Columbia Pacific University and a physician assistant certification from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Dr. Tideiksaar completed his geriatric training at the Parker Jewish Geriatric Institute, New Hyde Park, New York.

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