Preventing Falls at Home
Nursing Safety Initiatives
Quality Care: Nursing
For a variety of reasons, patients in a hospital are at risk of falling. Whether it is old age, new medications, weakness following surgery, stress or anxiety, patients are not in peak physical form. The simple act of walking around can become cumbersome and, in fact, dangerous. At Lifespan hospitals, patient safety in the operating room and in the recovery room is a priority.
Here are some tips that can help patients and visitors maintain a safe hospital stay.