Avoiding slips and trips

Julie Swann
  • British Journal of Healthcare Assistants, May 2010, Mark Allen Group
  • DOI: 10.12968/bjha.2010.4.5.47974

Preventing falls due to slips and trips.

What is it about?

This article explores ways that healthcare assistants and assistant practitioners can help to prevent slips and trips within, and outside, of their workplace.

Why is it important?

Fall-risks can be reduced in the ward, clinic or a person's home environment by making the environment safer.


Mrs Julie I Swann

Most accidents to patients, visitors and staff occur due to slips and trips.

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