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Wednesday, June 01, 2016

Falls in Nursing Homes

The American Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in their series of resources on Home and Recreation Safety maintain an information and resources page on the topic of falls in nursing homes.
This page gives an overview of falls in nursing homes and the impact they have on resident quality of life and cost to the facility. Each section includes many facts and statistics on the prevalence and incidence of falls according to current literature.
This resource can be accessed here:

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