Learn how to prevent falls in older patients using evidence-based interventions. QI&CPD activities and resources available.
Resources to assist family physicians prevent falls including GP Fact Sheets and patient flyers.
An online tool that assists GPs and practice nurses to assess for fall risk factors in older patients and recommend tailored interventions.
Assessing and discussing falls is an important part of general practice. Family physicians and practice nurses can do a lot to help patients reduce their fall risks.
General medical practitioners can help to prevent or reduce falls by:
The evidence-based learning activities on this site are designed to make it easy for doctors and practice nurses to help reduce falls amongst their patients. Options include the Active Learning Module and Clinical Audit Activity.