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Veterans' Falls Management Program : Camp Hill Veterans' Memorial Building

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Veterans' Services, QEII. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
1025
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Falls among older adults are a common problem. Up to 50% of residents in long-term care may fall each year. This pamphlet explains situations when most falls happen, what increases your risk of falling, and what staff in the Veterans' Memorial Building may ask you to do while living in this unit to prevent falls from happening.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Veterans' Services, QEII
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Accident Prevention
Accidental Falls - prevention and control
Patient Safety
Other Subjects
Accidents--Prevention
Falls (Accidents) in old age--Prevention
Hospitals--Safety measures
Patients--Safety measures
Abstract
Falls among older adults are a common problem. Up to 50% of residents in long-term care may fall each year. This pamphlet explains situations when most falls happen, what increases your risk of falling, and what staff in the Veterans' Memorial Building may ask you to do while living in this unit to prevent falls from happening.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Veterans' Services, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1025

Fall prevention

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams35636
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Provincial Falls Prevention Committee. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2016.
Pamphlet Number
0650
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Falls are one of the most common causes of injury.This pamphlet includes tips for making your home safer and general advice about fall prevention. Ask a family member or friend to help you work through this pamphlet and check off all the ways you can make your home safe and help prevent falls.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Provincial Falls Prevention Committee
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2016
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Accident Prevention
Accidental Falls - prevention and control
Patient Safety
Other Subjects
Accidents--Prevention
Falls (Accidents)
Hospitals--Safety measures
Patients--Safety measures
Specialty
Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation
Abstract
Falls are one of the most common causes of injury.This pamphlet includes tips for making your home safer and general advice about fall prevention. Ask a family member or friend to help you work through this pamphlet and check off all the ways you can make your home safe and help prevent falls.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Provincial Falls Prevention Committee
Pamphlet Number
0650

Patient and family safety information

http://libcat.nshealth.ca/permalink/chpams35420
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Camp Hill Veterans Memorial. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1507
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This pamphlet explains the role that patients and their families play in terms of safety within NSHA. Guidelines are provided on the following topics: infection control, bringing food from home, fall prevention, personal furniture, fire safety, equipment inspection and general safety.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Camp Hill Veterans Memorial
Editor
Adapted with permission from Camp Hill Veterans Memorial, QEII site
Simms, Patrick (Nurse Educator)
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Accident Prevention
Patient Safety
Other Subjects
Accidents--Prevention
Hospitals--Safety measures
Patients--Safety measures
Abstract
This pamphlet explains the role that patients and their families play in terms of safety within NSHA. Guidelines are provided on the following topics: infection control, bringing food from home, fall prevention, personal furniture, fire safety, equipment inspection and general safety.
Responsibility
Prepared by: P. Simms, Nurse Educator; adapted with permission from Camp Hill Veterans Memorial, QEII site
Pamphlet Number
1507

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