Essential Falls Management Series: Managing Falls in Adult Day Services CD

$49.99

Managing Falls in Adult Day Services CD

ISBN 978-1-932529-19-7
© 2006

 

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. Based on the work of experienced falls specialist Rein Tideiksaar, the training tool contains:

  • a PowerPoint staff training presentation
  • screening tools
  • a post-fall assessment tool
  • guidelines for a basic falls prevention program
  • educational handouts for families and staff
  • and more

All forms and guidelines are included in printable PDF format.

Introduction

  • Falls in Older Persons Attending Adult Day Care

PowerPoint Training Presentation

  • Reducing the Risk of Falling

Microsoft Word and PDF Files

  • Understanding Fall Risk
  • Injury Risk Factors
  • Risk of Falls in Alzheimer’s Diesase
  • Fall Prevention Guideline
  • Fall Prevention Protocol
  • Fall Prevention Policy
  • Fall Risk and Intervention Screening Tool
  • Post-Fall Assessment
  • Canes, Walkers, and Wheelchairs
  • Environmental Safety
  • Environmental Precautions
  • Fall Prevention Poster
  • Family Education Handout
  • Home Safety and Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Components of a Successful Fall Prevention Program

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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 over 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, Third Edition(Health Professions Press, 2002). In addition to two previous editions of this professional resource, he is the author of Falling in Old Age: Its Prevention and Treatment, Second Edition (Springer 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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This CD-ROM is part of the Complete Falls Management Library, which includes the essential guide Falls in Older People: Prevention and Management, Fourth Edition as well as 8 CD-ROMs that cover a broad range of falls-related topics, including bed safety, post-fall evaluation, restraint reduction, and more. Each CD-ROM includes PowerPoint presentations for targeted staff training and relevant assessment forms, checklists, and guidelines in printable PDF format.

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