Journal of Brain and Neurology

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Short Article - Journal of Brain and Neurology (2020) Volume 3, Issue 2

Falls among the persons with Dementia and interventions to reduce falls in a Dementia ward

Falls in an acute hospital are extremely challenging to avoid and as the world ages, there will be increasing number of older adults requiring hospitalisation. Falls are often due to multiple factors and there is no single intervention which is shown to be effective. Fall prevention in a hospital should be approached as multifactorial in aetiology, involving different disciplines and professionals like nursing, medical and allied health professionals.

Author(s): Si Ching Lim

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