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  1. Reducing Falls in Pioneer Lodge

  2. Each Resident on Admission will have a Fall Risk Assessment – SCOTT FALL TOOL • Each resident’s room will have an environmental assessment on admission and yearly thereafter • Mobility assessments are done on admission and quarterly or if significant change

  3. Reducing Falls in Pioneer Lodge • Care aides can reduce falls by • ensuring client has call bell accessible • Ensuring brakes are on the bed, wheelchair • Checking the environment such as moving wheelchair pedals aside • Ensuring if any alarms used are on and working

  4. Reducing Falls in Pioneer Lodge • Care aides can prevent falls by • Asking before leaving do you need the bathroom • Are you in any pain • Is there any thing else you need

  5. Reducing Falls in Pioneer Lodge • Appendix 2 – Post-fall Problem Solving Tool • Post Fall Problem Solving • Completed with occurrence report of fall and signed by • By witness, unit nurse, care staff • By care and nursing staff next consecutive three shifts. After a fall we need to problem solve to prevent this is an important part of prevention of future falls