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NSW Falls Network: Stay up to date with news, information and ideas on falls prevention.

 

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare Best Practice Guidelines for Preventing Falls and Harm From Falls in Older People

Hospitals

Guidelines Guidebook Implementation guide

Residential aged care facilities

Guidelines Guidebook Implementation guide

Community care

 
Guidelines Guidebook  

 

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare Factsheets

Hospitals

Support staff
Patients and carers
Nurses
Health managers
Doctors
Allied Health Professionals

Residential aged care facilities

Support staff
Nurses
Health managers
Doctors
Allied Health Professionals
Residents

Community care

Nurses
Doctors
Allied Health Professionals

 

Useful links - Australia and New Zealand

Falls Prevention

Aged Care Victoria - Falls Prevention
Clinical Excellence Commission (NSW Falls Prevention Program)
Queensland Stay on Your FeetŪ Falls Prevention Guidelines
South Australian Falls Prevention and Management
Stay on Your FeetŪ WA

Injury Prevention

Injury Control Council of Western Australia
Injury Prevention in Australia - Department of Health and Ageing
National Injury Surveillance Unit
NSW Injury Risk Management Research Centre

Queensland Injury Surveillance Unit

Independent Living 

Australian Centre for Evidence Based Aged Care - ACEBAC
Home Modification Information Clearing Warehouse
Independent Living Centre NSW

Research

Falls Prevention Research Unit, Monash University
The Joanna Briggs Institute
National Ageing Research Institute
Neuroscience Research Australia, Falls and Balance Research Group
PEDro: Physiotherapy Evidence Database
Research Review Australia

Other

Centre for Physical Activity in Ageing (SA)
Council on the Aging (COTA)
Osteoporosis Australia
QuickScreen Information and order form, Falls and Balance Research Group
Vision Australia

Useful links - International