A survey of falls prevention strategies in Saskatchewan long term care facilities

Last Updated: December 20, 2012

Shanthi Johnson, PhD (Principal Investigator)

This study will examine the falls incident reporting protocol and falls prevention strategies currently in place in long-term care (LTC) institutions in Saskatchewan, and will form the benchmark for future falls prevention research in Saskatchewan.

Goals / Outcomes: This work will support the current SPHERU research program that is aimed at reducing falls and fall-related injuries among residents of long-term care facilities.

Funder: Social Science and Humanities Research Council General Grants and President's Fund