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Fall Risk Reduction Policies and Procedures

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Policies specify rules, principles, and guidelines. Procedures specify the methods used to put policies into action.


Fall risk reduction policies and procedures are intended to set expectations and influence decisions, actions, and activities necessary for your fall risk reduction program.


Review and revise your facility’s fall risk reduction program policies and procedures. Revisit your program policies and procedures on a regular basis as you assess the effectiveness of your fall risk reduction program.


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