Reference 2019-167

REF:            2019-167

Subject:        Fall prevention and management policies

  

Request:

We appreciate NHS organisations are very busy but would value your cooperation with the following request. We would appreciate if you could send in electronic format the following documents which you may have in operation in your organisation:

  • In-patient Falls Policy or Fall Prevention Policy
  • Falls Assessment and Care Plan
  • Policy for management of slips, trips and falls
  • Policy for intra-hospital transfer of in-patients e.g. Intensive Care Unit to Imaging Department, etc.

 

 

Response:

We appreciate NHS organisations are very busy but would value your cooperation with the following request. We would appreciate if you could send in electronic format the following documents which you may have in operation in your organisation:
  • In-patient Falls Policy or Fall Prevention Policy
  • Falls Assessment and Care Plan
  • Policy for management of slips, trips and falls
  • Policy for intra-hospital transfer of in-patients e.g. Intensive Care Unit to Imaging Department, etc.
Please find information attached.

Falls Prevention and Management of Falls Policy (June 2017) [2 mb] PDF

Individualised Falls Management Plan (June 2017) [255 kb] PDF

The prevention of slips, trips and falls to staff and others [256 kb] PDF

The policy for the prevention of slips, trips and falls to staff are under review at the moment.