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Adopting the Fall Tailoring Interventions for Patient Safety (TIPS) program to engage older adults in fall prevention in a nursing home.

Tzeng HM, Jansen LS, Okpalauwaekwe U, et al. Adopting the Fall Tailoring Interventions for Patient Safety (TIPS) program to engage older adults in fall prevention in a nursing home. J Nurs Care Qual. Epub 2021 Feb 4.     

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February 17, 2021
Tzeng H-M, Jansen LS, Okpalauwaekwe U, et al. J Nurs Care Qual. 2021;36(4):327-332.

Patient falls are an ongoing patient safety concern, yet mitigating falls among inpatients remains challenging. This article describes one nursing home’s experience adapting the Fall TIPS program for use in their patient population. The program, which emphasizes tailored fall-prevention and patient-family engagement, resulted in a decrease in the rate of falls and injuries.

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Tzeng HM, Jansen LS, Okpalauwaekwe U, et al. Adopting the Fall Tailoring Interventions for Patient Safety (TIPS) program to engage older adults in fall prevention in a nursing home. J Nurs Care Qual. Epub 2021 Feb 4.     

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