Reducing harm from falls is the fifth focus for the Open for better care national patient safety campaign. Open for better care is led nationally by the Health Quality & Safety Commission (the Commission), and delivered in partnership with First, Do No Harm in the Northern region.
The theme is ‘Stand up to Falls’ and it will focus on an integrated approach to falls in older people across the health sector. This theme applies in all care settings – it is as pertinent at a central agency level, as it is across hospital, aged residential care and primary/community care settings. Having older people at the heart of everything we do is essential.
The ‘Stand up to Falls’ campaign commences in April with a month-long profile. To read more please click here>>