Every year, as many as 3 out of 4 long-term care residents call. By themselves, falls are rarely fatal, but the injuries and resulting complications sustained from a fall can start residents on a downward spiral.
Understanding the causes and consequences of falls will help you to be proactive in using strategies for preventing them. While caregivers can never completely eliminate falling, we can significantly reduce the
When residents experience pain, it can affect their lives in every way from eating to sleeping and even simple movements. Caregivers commonly rely on residents to report their pain, but some residents, like those who suffer from dementia, are unable to communicate verbally...Read more
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Assessing Chronic Pain in the Cognitively Impaired - FREE PREVIEW