Always call the person’s healthcare provider to let them know about the fall.
If the person who has fallen is a resident in care, ask staff for help.
To learn more about your risk of falling complete the
“Is there a chance you might fall?” checklist.
“Don’t fall for it. Falls can be prevented!" State Government of South Australia. 2004. Copyright Commonwealth of Australia. Reproduced by permission.
Current as of: June 30, 2019
Author: Fall Risk Management Program
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