Understanding multifactorial fall risks

Julie I Swann
  • Nursing and Residential Care, July 2014, Mark Allen Group
  • DOI: 10.12968/nrec.2014.16.7.387

Explaining how to identify the risks of falling.

What is it about?

This article looks at factors that can cause a fall and why some people are more likely to sustain injuries after one.

Why is it important?

By understanding multifactorial fall risk factors, care staff will be able to identify residents who are at greater risk of falling and put safeguards in place.


Mrs Julie I Swann

Falling can have a severe effect on a person's confidence and mobility.

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