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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

*UPDATED* Hospital visiting changes, home testing kits, Vaccine info, general info and guidance for public, NHSGGC staff, and community-based services.

What Our Staff Do to Prevent Falls

What our staff do?

  • Complete a risk assessment to identify if there is a risk of falls
  • Put in simple measures to ensure safety – regular observation, making sure patient has their buzzer.
  • Your loved one may be moved beds in order for them to be cared for safely.
  • Work together with doctors, OT’s physios etc to ensure safety is maintained.
  • Your loved one will be encouraged to stay active during their stay.
  • Bed rails may be used if deemed appropriate (see leaflet for further details).
  • A bed or chair alarm may be used (see leaflet for further details).
Last Updated: 02 December 2020