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Te Pū rauemi KOWHEORI-19 COVID-19 resource hub

Support for people working in health during the COVID-19 pandemic. Find information about how you can support yourselves and others, including consumers, teams and colleagues which complements and aligns with Ministry of Health resources.

Kia āta kōwhiri Choosing Wisely

The Choosing Wisely campaign seeks to reduce harm from unnecessary and low-value tests and treatment.

Topic 3:

  • explains how to identify a person’s risk factors for falling
  • complements Topic 2 (ask) and Topic 4 (act), which together explain the process of asking, assessing and acting to reduce harm from falls
  • explains how we should systematically check for falls-related risk factors we can do something about
  • discusses exploring with the older person and their family/whānau which interventions and supports will work best for them.

Last updated: 31st January, 2022