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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 5:

  • explains the actions you can take to improve the safety of the environment for older people who risk falling
  • examines environmental safety assessment and modification programmes that are successful in reducing falls by older people living in the community who are at risk of falling
  • includes required readings on:
    • patients’ perspectives of falling in hospital 
    • recommendations for environmental safety relevant to your setting.

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Published: 27 Oct 2021 Modified: 3 Jun 2022