Elderly fall prevention is more important than ever before. Every year, 3 million elderly people are treated in emergency departments due to injuries sustained from falling. It is estimated that by the year 2030, the incidence of falls will continue to exponentially rise to approximately 12 million fall injuries and overall 52 million falls occurrences.
Here at Generations Home Health, our clinical experts screen all patients by assessing our patient’s risk factors, fall history, and from that create interventions and effective innovative strategies to reduce fall risk.
Know the factors that contribute to a high fall risk and take the Falls Free Check Up Tool by clicking "Learn More"
Be proactive! Use this checklist to assist in making your home a safer, falls free environment.
Having the proper equipment to use in your home is essential to reduce your fall risk.
Though we do not provide the equipment, we can certainly help you to obtain them. If you are on our caseload, we can send a referral to the appropriate medical supply company.
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Medical alerts are a great way to increase your ability to carry out daily tasks in your home, outside, and in the community with the security of knowing that a call for help can be made any time. There are various types of medical alert devices allowing you to call for help with a touch of a button, a pull of the string or automatically if you experience a fall or medical emergency.Please Click "Learn More" to know more about Safety Alerts.