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Winning the Fall Prevention Battle: Tactical Plan for Sustained Falls Prevention Through QAPI
Wednesday, March 23, 2022, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM EDT
Category: Events

Winning the Fall Prevention Battle
Tactical Plan for Sustained Falls Prevention Through QAPI
Wednesday, March 23rdh
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM


Target Audience: Administrator, Admissions, Nursing, Therapy, Restorative Staff, QA/Risk Management Staff, Social Services and Staff Development

This 8-week series, running February-March 2022, guides the interdisciplinary team through the elements of an effective falls prevention program. Sessions focus on assessment strategies that guide targeted risk-based interventions, responding to a fall event, and promoting a fall prevention environment. Presented by a team of nurse and therapist experts, this series aims to provide the insights and tools needed to implement improved falls prevention programs in the SNF/LTC/AL setting.

Sessions will address integrating nursing and therapy assessments to determine individual fall risk factors, addressing risks using evidence-based practice, person centered care planning and applying targeted interventions to address risk factors such as dementia, low vision, balance impairment, incontinence as well as improving safety through interventions that consider resident preferences, and application of root-cause analysis when falls occur.

March 23rd Session
This session will provide guidance for incorporating QAPI principles into facility fall prevention programs. Strategies for self-assessment, data collection and outcomes tracking, incorporating safety goals into the QAPI written plan, policies, and leadership’s role in accountability for fall prevention will be discussed. Case examples of fall prevention focused Performance Improvement Projects will be reviewed.

Projected Learning Outcomes/Course Objectives: At the conclusion of this session, the learner will:

1. Identify recommended fall prevention related QAPI activities.

2. Review best practices for self-assessment of the falls program and taking action to address opportunities for improvement.

3. Identify and apply strategies for fall program quality assurance and performance improvement.

Registration Fee:
- Individual Sessions members and subscribers $75
- Individual Sessions non-members $125

Registration is for one computer login access per webinar.

1.0 CT NHA CEU's will be available to attendees for each webinar attended.

Please contact LeadingAge Connecticut at 203-678-4477 or [email protected] with any questions.