Fall and Injury Reduction

Educational resources and current evidence supporting best practice in falls prevention and intervention.

About

This resource guide supports health care providers to:

  • Reduce the rate of falls, fall-related injuries, and fall-related deaths
  • Encourage patient independence, safe mobilization, freedom of movement, and autonomy in decision making 
  • Foster interdisciplinary approaches to imitating preventative/safety interventions

Education Sessions

Nova Scotia Health is adopting a new Fall and Injury Reduction policy. A series of virtual education sessions about the new policy will take place over the next few months. 

Please note: All sessions will take place via Microsoft Teams. 

Assessment Tools and Procedures

Assessment Tools Education

Please consult with your manager/supervisor to determine assessment tools for your unit.

Ordering Supplies

Fall Risk Stickers and Posters

Use the print requisition forms below to order stickers and posters with the fall risk logo.  

Use the following print codes: PrinA1030 (stickers), PrinA1038 (small posters)