Your safety is important to us. During your stay with us, a nurse will assess your risk of falling. If required, a falls prevention care plan will be implemented to suit your needs.

Following the tips below will help you reduce the risk of having a fall.

Preventing falls

Further information about preventing falls

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Disclaimer This document describes the generally accepted practice at the time of publication only. It is only a summary of clinical knowledge regarding this area. The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital makes no warranty, express or implied, that the information contained in this document is comprehensive. They accept no responsibility for any consequence arising from inappropriate application of this information.

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  • Last Reviewed: February 6, 2023
  • Next Review: December 14, 2027