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Physical Therapy – Fall Prevention Program


PRECISION HEALTH CARE – Home Health

FALL PREVENTION PROGRAM

Our Rehab Team Can Assist Home Care Patients Who Are At High Risk of Fall

Nurse in aged careTherapy Assessments can consist of the following:

  1. Assess Safety of Home Setting

    • Make suggestions for simple home modifications
    • Clear pathways for safe walking
    • Remove scatter rugs
    • Use night lights
  2. Assess Muscle Strength and Ambulation Skills

    • Suggest possible safety assistive devices
    • Design age appropriate programs to help increase muscle strength
  3. Assess Balance Deficits

    • Suggest compensatory techniques to adjust to decrease in balance
    • Work on balance programs to improve overall function and coordination
  4. Assess Postural Deficits

    •  Design programs that prevent further postural deficits improving balance and reducing fall risk.
  5. Assess Cognition in Home Setting

    •  Educate patients & families on techniques promoting safe mobility in home setting.

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