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Slip And Falls Among The Elderly In
Slip and falls in nursing homes continue to be a considerable challenge. It’s a growing concern
that should be addressed.
The risk of falls in nursing homes is known to be triggered by several risks such as:
There are safety hazards or care to residents that may reduce the risk of falls.
If you are sure that your resident suffered injuries after a fall due to negligence, you may have
Dangers Of Slip And Falls By Residents
Slip and fall could be a sign of neglect or abuse. Neglect in this way, the staff supposed to
provide care to the resident or ensure the environment is free from hazards may fail to use
reasonable care towards ensuring such residents are prone to falls.
Again, falls resulting from abuse may result from a conduct that may be considered a crime.
For instance, a staff who slaps or shoves a resident leading to their fall.
Nursing and abuse may take many forms. It could be emotional, financial, or even physical.
According to the US National Library Of Medicine, approximately 50 % of elderly residents
in nursing homes fall each year. This is common to those aged 65 years and above. The
research continues to reveal that slip and falls in nursing homes result to:
Severe head injuries
Dislocation or join distortions
Soft tissue injuries
Worse still is that such falls may lead to disability or death.
Prevention Of Slip And Falls In Nursing Homes
It is the duty of the nursing home staff to provide a safe environment for the residents.
This way, they can minimize falls.
However, some falls are unavoidable,
Fall prevention is possible by proper care to residents. If you entrusted a nursing home to
care for your resident, but they suffered from injuries after a slip and fall due to negligence
in nursing homes, you may have thousands of questions on why such falls were not
Considering that residents over 65 years old a