The good practice self-assessment is a working resource which will help staff in care homes to assess how well falls prevention and management and the prevention of fractures is being addressed in their service.
It aims to provide the answers to many of the questions care home managers have, and can also act as an educational tool for new or existing care home staff. It provides practical help, guidance and tools and signposts to resources available online.
It is recommended that the resource is used along with regularly reviewed timed actions plans.
The good practice self-assessment resource comprises:
- An introduction to the topic of falls and fractures in care homes
- Self assessment guidance and form
- Information, guidance and tools to help improve care.
There is also a short video to help you use the resource.