Take 5: The Preventing Falls Targeted Solutions Tool

Tens of thousands of patients fall in health care facilities every year and many of these falls result in moderate to severe injuries. These injuries can prolong hospital stays and require the patient to undergo additional treatment.

The Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare’s has launched a project called the “Preventing Falls Targeted Solutions Tool”. This tool is designed to reduce and prevent falls that occur in health care facilities and result in injury to patients. [4:42]