Suzanne Rogers is clinical coordinator of rehabilitation nursing at Shaughnessy Kaplan Rehabilitation Hospital in Salem, MA.
Reducing Falls in a Rehabilitation Setting: A Safer Environment Through Team Effort
Article first published online: 3 SEP 2012
1994 Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
Volume 19, Issue 5, pages 274–276, September-October 1994
How to Cite
Rogers, S. (1994), Reducing Falls in a Rehabilitation Setting: A Safer Environment Through Team Effort. Rehabilitation Nursing, 19: 274–276. doi: 10.1002/j.2048-7940.1994.tb00821.x
- Issue published online: 3 SEP 2012
- Article first published online: 3 SEP 2012
A 2-year falls prevention project has included a concurrent analysis of all falls and a program to prevent falls in a 160-bed rehabilitation hospital. The program has been designed on the basis of the data collected. A consistent follow-up program involves patients and staff in the continuous monitoring of patient safety.