Other Resources

The Health Research and Educational Trust Hospital Improvement Innovation Network has a number of number of materials for fall risk reduction, many of them specifically focused on reducing injury from falls.

Joint Commission Sentinel Event alert 55, identifies contributing factors to patient falls and provides suggestions for solutions at the organizational level to reduce fall risk.

Position Statement on Positioning vs Restraint
This paper by the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of America, provides federal definitions of restraints and contrasts restraints to postural support devices.