Information for health services staff

All staff have an important role to play in preventing patient falls.

  • Check level of mobility assistance required by the patient.
  • Minimise clutter and remove potential trip hazards.
  • Keep floors clean and dry.
  • Keep a person's walking aids, call bell and belongings within easy reach.
  • Inform nursing staff of any patient falls.
  • If you have to move furniture, put it back where it was once you've finished.health service staff working with client