FallSafe Care Bundle Elements

The elements that were measured monthly as process measures are indicated with an asterisk*:
A -The care bundle for all patients

  • a history of previous falls* and of fear of falling* taken at
  • the time of admission urinalysis during admission* (to consider the possibility of infection causing falls and delirium)
  • avoidance of prescriptions of night sedation*
  • ensuring that a call bell is in reach*
  • ensuring that appropriate footwear is available and in use*
  • immediate assessment for and provision of walking aids
  • clear communication of mobility status
  • personal items in reach
  • no trip or slip hazards