This session focuses on effective care planning for fall prevention using an interdisciplinary approach with an emphasis on addressing resident goals, preferences and fall risk factors. Regulatory requirements and common areas of deficiencies will be reviewed related to falls care planning with suggested strategies to promote sustained compliance. Discussion will address complicating factors such as restraints, cognitive impairment, supervision and repeated falls in addition to considerations for ensuring interventions are reasonable, effective and consistently applied. Best practices for maintaining and updating care plans using an interdisciplinary approach, and in tracking/documenting outcomes of interventions will be covered.
- Identify regulatory requirements related to Care Planning as applied to fall prevention
- Develop an effective person-centered plan of care that focuses on the fall prevention goals and addresses the specific fall risks of each resident
- Implement effective systems for IDT involvement in fall prevention care plan development and revision
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*Webinar Recorded February 2022.