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Falls and Resident Mobility

Quality Improvement Strategies

This 22-minute webinar recording "Mobility: Promoting Physical Activity for People Living in Nursing Homes" provides tips for

  • Utilizing the national NHQCC Change Package
     
  • Applying strategies from the mobility bundle
     
  • Using the Plan, Do, Study, Act model
     


General Resources

Advancing Excellence collection of tools

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Webinars:

Module 1. Detecting Change in a Resident's Condition

Module 2. Communicating Change in a Resident's Condition

Module 3. Falls Prevention and Management
 

Complilation from ConsultGeri, the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing

The Fall Prevention Center of Excellence has compiled resources focused on reducing fall risks in the environment, implementing balance and mobility programs, and more.

Article from the Annals of Long-Term Care: Strategies for Reducing Falls in Long-Term Care.

Best Practices Tip Sheet for Falls Prevention

Offers ideas and resources for reducing falls and increasing resident mobility.

Review a host of tools provided by  Jo A Taylor Consulting.

Compilation from the CDC.
 

Training Programs

Take a step-by-step approach to improving processes related to fall prevention by utilizing training provided by:

1) the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and Emory University (available in an online version and a printable PDF)

2) the Borun Center (available in an online version and a printable PDF)