Ambulatory Surgical Facility Falls Risk Assessment Tool
Ambulatory surgical facilities can use this tool to screen patients for falls risk at three intervals: pre-admission, pre-operatively, and post-operatively.
The Chester County Hospital Patient Safety Assistant Orientation Manual
This sample orientation manual discusses expectations for patient safety assistants in one Pennsylvania healthcare system.
Falls Prevention Process Measures Audit Tool
This audit tool is intended to help assess compliance with falls prevention practices most commonly included as part of hospital falls prevention plans.
Falls Risk Checklist
This sample checklist can help determine whether the facility’s falls risk assessment tool screens for certain risk factors associated with greater risk of falls and falls with injury.
Falls Self-Assessment Tool Action Plan
After completing a self-assessment tool (SAT), your falls prevention team is encouraged to create an action plan targeted to any best-practice elements that were identified on the SAT as missing or incompletely implemented in your facility’s current falls prevention program.
Falls with Harm Savings Calculator
This sample falls with harm savings calculator for hospitals can be used to calculate the average additional cost of falls with serious injury, additional days, and cost savings associated with reductions in falls with serious injury.
Hospital Engagement Network Falls Reduction and Prevention Collaboration Self-Assessment Tool
This self-assessment is intended to serve as a tool to evaluate the current structure and content of a hospital falls prevention program, compared with evidence-based best-practice guidelines, and to identify opportunities for improvement.
PA-PSRS Falls Event Type Decision Tree for Hospital Users
This decision tree is intended as a guide to help staff systematically evaluate the circumstances after a patient falls and assign an event type in the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Reporting System.
Pennsylvania Hospital Engagement Network: Falls Reduction and Prevention Collaboration Postfall Investigation Tool
The Postfall Investigation (PFI) Tool is designed to be used to collect information following a patient fall.
Hospital Improvement Innovation Network Injury from Falls and Immobility Postfall Investigation Data Collection Workbook
Radiology Falls Risk Assessment Tool
This data collection workbook is designed to be used for aggregating data about falls through use of the Pennsylvania Hospital Engagement Network Falls Reduction and Prevention Collaboration Postfall Investigation Tool.
This sample assessment tool may be used to alert radiologic technologists to a patient’s risks for falls.