You may need to consider the following:
Flag your high risk patients!
Bedside alerts of fall risk patients whose cut off scores indicate a "high risk" patient/client for falls.
Dykes, et al. Fall TIPS: strategies to promote adoption and use of a fall prevention toolkit. AMIA. 2009: 153-157.
Use your judgment.
- Patient/client's medical status changes
- Cognitive status changes
- Change of floor
- Change of meds
- After a fall
- After a near-fall
Distribute educational prints out to your patients/clients.