Preventing Patient Falls during a Hospital Stay

UMHHC Institutional Falls Prevention Committee published a short, two-page handout for patients and families with tips and information about preventing falls during a hospital stay. The handout explains why we are concerned about falls, what are the risk factors and what patients and families can do to prevent falls. The handout is written in plain language and appropriate for all inpatients, their families and caregivers. Find the handout in the Clearinghouse with the keywords "Fall Prevention inpatient".