Complete the Fall Risk and Cognition Assessments Case Study
Complete the Fall Risk and Cognition Assessments Case Study, including the Hendrich II Fall Risk Assessment available in the Resources section.
Complete the Mini-Cog screening (see Borson, n.d., in the Resources section) and the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI; see Buysse, Reynolds, Monk, Berman, & Kupfer, 1989, in the Resources section) to develop a comprehensive assessment for Mrs. L.’s risk of falling.
Develop a one-paragraph summary describing Mrs. L.’s risk for falls.
Create one goal for each category.
Submit the three fall risk assessment tools and your summary as attachments to the assignment area.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. (2013). Preventing falls in hospitals. Tool 4B: Staff roles. https://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/systems/hospital/fallpxtoolkit/fallpxtk-tool4b.htmlLinks to an external site.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. (2017). Recent research findings suggest practice recommendations for preventing falls in hospitalized patients. https://www.ahrq.gov/chain/practice-tools/practice-guidelines/recent-research-findings.htmlLinks to an external site.
Borson, S. (n.d.) Mini-Cog screening for cognitive impairment in older adults. https://mini-cog.com/Links to an external site.
Center for Sleep and Circadian Science Sleep measures / Instruments. (2019). Pitt.edu. https://www.sleep.pitt.edu/instruments/
Hendrich, A. (2016). Fall risk assessment for older adults: The Hendrich II Fall Risk model. Try This, 8. https://hign.org/consultgeri/try-this-series/fall-risk-assessment-older-adults-hendrich-ii-fall-risk-modelLinks to an external site.
The Joint Commission. (n.d.). Joint Commission requirements relevant to falls. https://www.jointcommission.org/assets/1/6/SEA_55add_falls_requirements.pdfLinks to an external site.
The Joint Commission Preventing Falls TST. (n.d.). Www.centerfortransforminghealthcare.org. https://www.centerfortransforminghealthcare.org/products-and-services/targeted-solutions-tool/preventing-falls-tst/Links to an external site.
The Joint Commission. (2015). Preventing falls and fall-related injuries in health care facilities. https://www.jointcommission.org/assets/1/18/SEA_55.pdfLinks to an external site.
Panel on Prevention of Falls in Older Persons, American Geriatrics Society, & British Geriatrics Society. (2010). Updated American Geriatrics Society/British Geriatrics Society clinical practice guideline for prevention of falls in older persons and recommendations. geriatricscareonline.org/ProductAbstract/updated-american-geriatrics-societybritish-geriatrics-society-clinical-practice-guideline-for-prevention-of-falls-in-older-persons-and-recommendations/CL014Links to an external site. American Geriatrics Society, British Geriatrics Society, and the Panel on Preventing Falls in Older People all worked together on this study. (2010). Clinical practice guideline for preventing falls in older people and recommendations from the American Geriatrics Society and the British Geriatrics Society. geriatricscareonline.org/ProductAbstract/updated-american-geriatrics-societybritish-geriatrics-society-clinical-practice-guideline-for-prevention-of-falls-in-older-persons-and-recommendations/CL014 Links to a site outside of Google.
Quigley, P., Lunsford, B., Wilson, L. D., Wexler, S. S., D’Amico, C. O., & Hester, A. L. (2015). Focus on falls prevention [Supplemental material]. American Nurse Today, 10(7), 27–39. https://www.americannursetoday.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/ant7-Falls-630_FULL.pdf