Resources

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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

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Guidelines Guidebook Implementation guide

Residential aged care facilities

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Guidelines Guidebook Implementation guide

Community care

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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
Victoria Health – Wellbeing and participation to promote healthy ageing 
Clinical Excellence Commission (NSW Falls Prevention Program)
Queensland Stay on Your Feet® Falls Prevention Guidelines
South Australian Falls Prevention and Management
Stay on Your Feet®WA – Resources for health professionals
Active and Healthy NSW – Find an exercise program
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
Injury Management
Hip Fracture Care Clinical Care Standard
Independent Living
Home Modification Information Clearinghouse – Independent living and community services
Independent Living Centre NSW – Assistive technology