Journal Article
Commentary

Safety standards: implementing fall prevention interventions and sustaining lower fall rates by promoting the culture of safety on an inpatient rehabilitation unit.

Leone RM, Adams RJ. Rehabilitation nursing : the official journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses. 2016;41:26-32.

Inpatient falls are a pervasive sentinel event that require improvements in processes and the environment to achieve sustainable reductions. This commentary discusses how engaging nurse leadership in fall prevention efforts in a rehabilitation unit decreased fall rates and sustained this improvement by promoting a culture of safety.