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Updates from today's Falls conference

Conference chair, Prof Cameron Swift Emeritus Professor and Consultant, Physician King’s College London Specialist Committee Member, Falls Prevention Quality Standard, NICE, opens the day with a welcome and introductions.

Dr Ruma Dutta Co Chair, Falls and Bone Health Section British Geriatric Society Consultant, Geriatrics Worcestershire Acute Hospital NHS Trust, continues with a focus on 'Improving practice in the reduction of Inpatient Falls' covering:

• inpatient falls: where are we now?
• reducing inpatient falls in practice: current issues and evidence
• learning from the National Audit of Inpatient Falls

Carrie Tyler Falls Practitioner Broomfield General Hospital Mid Essex Hospital Trust, opens the afternoon with an extended session on 'Broomfield Dignified Throne Toolkit - Preventing falls in hospital toilets and bathrooms and developing continence care plans that take into account the risk of falling' covering:

• analysis of falls in hospital bathrooms and toilets
• causes of falls in hospital toilets & bathrooms
• collaboration of existing work streams, falls, infection control and dignity
• achieving the 10 point dignity challenge
• innovation to achieve patient hygiene and dignity
• presentation of the Dignified Throne audit
• how this was achieved and the practical application of the toolkit


Hip Fracture Summit 2018
Monday 17 September 2018 
De Vere West One Conference Centre

Root Cause Analysis to Investigate Falls Incidents Masterclass
Monday 12 November 
De Vere W1 Conference Centre


23 May 2018


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