Guidance is available for anyone who works with people who are at risk of falls
If you provide care for people who may be at risk of a fall you should assess them and advise on measures to reduce the risk.
You make undertake a comprehensive multifactorial falls assessment or refer them on for this.
There are tools available to assist you in deciding what measures you need to put in place:
Timed Up and Go
- a test to assess whether a person is at an increased risk of falls.