Friday, December 21, 2012

The Continuing Challenges Related to Fall Prevention

recent blog post on The New York Times health page states that "when it comes to protecting older people from falls, it can take a long time to figure out what helps and sometimes an even longer time to take action against things that were supposed to help but don’t."

Writer Paula Span discusses the challenges associated with safety rails, the way that alarms don't prevent falls, and more.

Take a look at her post and then read up on how INQRI grantees are addressing this critical issue.

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