Incident Of Fall Prevention

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A fall is defined as moving downward, in a rapid and freely without control from a higher position to a lower position. There are many contributing factors that increase the risk of falls including age, medications, disease and changes in environmental needs. This paper contains an overall assessment of fall prevention including current protocols in place to decrease the incident of falls and barriers to overcome. Included will be evidence based research that on the current standards in place for fall prevention and where there are improvements to be made. The incident of falls has an overall impact on the cost of healthcare and with fall prevention measures the decrease can be

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