Falls Prevention and Management

Falls Prevention and Management

Identifying the risk factors for falling can help care staff in their assessments and assist them to prevent falls whilst preserving and promoting independence. Risk Factors Some of the most common risk factors include:  Risk Factors for the older person: Continence...
Chronic Pain Management in Residential Care

Chronic Pain Management in Residential Care

A study by Help the Aged in 2008 identified that ”Older people are more likely to experience pain, less likely to complain about it and less likely to comply with medication”. (Schofield and Reid, 2006). Although hard to quantify, research suggests that up...