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We currently push really hard for all our patients to wear non skids socks. We have PCAs give to all admits We also have staff round every hour When a patient does fall we huddle and they are then required to be placed on a bed alarm.
—————————— Cara Johnson RNIII, BSN, CPON® Clinical Manager Hematology/Oncology Inpatient Cincinnati Childrens Hospital firstname.lastname@example.org Work: (513)803-0306 Cell: (513) 490-9253 —————————— ——————————————- Original Message: Sent: 05-03-2021 11:32 AM From: Sherry Johnson Subject: Falls in Adolescents
We have recently observed a rise in falls for adolescent patients in inpatient departments.
Do you have any specific fall prevention strategies for the adolescent population in your inpatient departments?