“..many falls are preventable in the hospital setting.” On the 17th March 2017, Joint Commission International (JCI) released some advice on the prevention of falls in inpatient and outpatient settings. It warns that patient falls continue to be a top adverse event in hospital settings. These falls are resulting in injury and even death. JCI […]
Conference Title: Falls Prevention and Management in Older People Venue: De Vere West One, London Date: Monday 27 March 2017 SensorCare will be exhibiting at the Falls Prevention and Management in Older People Conference on 27th March. So, why not stop by our stand to speak with our sales team about our falls prevention systems? […]
The recommendation from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), states that GPs and other health professionals should routinely ask elderly patients about falls. The guidance states that GPs should ask elderly patients (aged 65 and over) about falls during routine appointments, when they attend hospital appointments and during home visits by other […]
Inpatient Falls As of Monday 23rd January, a new tool from the Royal College of Physicians (RCP), that enables ward staff to quickly assess a patient’s eyesight in order to help prevent inpatient falls, has being made available to trusts and local health boards in England and Wales. Look out! Bedside vision check for falls […]
Health and Social Care Technology Award for the Midlands and East REFINE team Queen’s Medical Centre, University Hospital NHS Trust Summary Falls are common among hospital elderly in-patients. The majority of falls occur at the patient’s bedside, un-witnessed and even when falls risks are identified, there is a reluctance or inability for patients to call […]
Falls Prevention in Hospital Last week saw the Royal College of Physicians release the ‘ Falls Prevention in Hospital: a Guide for Patients, their Families and Carers ’. The guide was produced by the Falls and Fragility Fracture Audit Programme (FFFAP). Fall prevention in hospitals guide has been designed to help prevent serious injury to […]
SensorCare Systems Are Exhibiting at the Falls Prevention and Management in Older People Conference SensorCare will be exhibiting at the Falls Prevention and Management in Older People conference on 6th December 2016 at the Manchester Conference Centre. We will be showcasing our bed systems, chair systems, paging systems and dual systems. This conference focuses on […]
Sales Executive Download the full job details >> About SensorCare SensorCare Systems Ltd is the leading manufacturer of falls prevention equipment supplying the healthcare sector nationwide including hospitals and care homes, supporting individuals at high risk of falls. The system is designed and manufactured in house at facilities in Oldham, Greater Manchester. The falls prevention [&helli...