Safe Movement and Fall Prevention
By ensuring that fall prevention measures are built into the patients’ care plans, and that well trained caregivers are assigned to high fall risk cases, the number of falls among older adults can be significantly reduced.
LightSpring Home Care endeavors to ensure that the following steps are taken to manage and reduce the fall risk for vulnerable patients:
Achieve the Best Caregiver-Patient Match
Perform a Home Safety Inspection Prior to Start of Care
Correct Orientation, and Continued Training for Staff
Adopt a Team Approach to to Fall Prevention
Promote the use of Fall Detection Technology for At-Risk Clients
In coordination with the patients’ medical care providers and loved ones LightSpring Home Care will strongly encourage the use of wearable emergency products. The products often have sensors that can actually determine if a client has fallen and send instant notifications to caregivers, emergency personnel – even family members.
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