Proven Fall Prevention Products; that save lives and reduce injury from falls for Seniors and those at risk for falls

SaferFalls.com has partnered with the leading manufacturers of fall prevention products for seniors and older adults to provide these life saving devices at wholesale prices. These are state of the art fall protection devices from the leading providers. This division of Medical Nurse Training Inc. was created to help educate and reduce injury and deaths associated with falls.

Many doctors and nurses have requested during our training programs, “where can we obtain this valuable fall protection equipment for friends, family members and patients at a reasonable price.” Finally that has been accomplished to reduce slip and fall injuries at home and in assisted living environments. Additonally, SaferFalls provides education to reduce the potential for these devastating falls.

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention indicates that over 60% of fatal falls occur in the home. Additionally the total cost of falls in 2010 is expected to be between 68 and 100 Billion Dollars. More than 25,000 older adults died due to falls last year. Katharine Graham, former Washington Post Chairman died as a result of a fall. Most of this cost and loss of life is completely preventable through new fall prevention, fall protection products and safer falls education. Many of these medically significant events include hip fracture, head injury, fear of falling again, broken vertebrae and broken wrist.

Over 44 million baby boomers live at home with an elderly sick parent according to The Caring Alliance. Another 25 million at risk elderly live alone and unprotected from devastating falls. The current economic conditions have exacerbated these numbers. Since life expectancy has continued to increase this situation is likely to become even more prevalent. The faller may need to move in with adult children and adult children often have to take time off work to care for at risk parents. The costs emotionally and physically to the person who falls and their families is enormous.

Much of this information is virtually unknown to the general public. Annually there are approximately 370,000 hip fractures. Head injuries from falls at home are another significant medical cost. Falls are the major cause of 40% of nursing home admissions and subsequent costs to families. Per year, of those admitted to a hospital only about
50 % will survive a serious fall. Falls are the leading cause of accidental death and more than 33% of adults 65 and older fall each year. Reductions in healthcare costs is a current concern of all in the government and the effect of falls are major cost factor.

Anyone who is above the age of 55 or has a relative, who is at risk for falls, is confused or agitated, has Alzheimer’s, or presents departure/elopement risk at home will be very interested in this new material. This information will be invaluable to seniors and their families. To see fall prevention training and fall protection devices for home, concerned individuals and families may go directly to www.SaferFalls.com for senior fall prevention.

Some of these devices include Hip Protectors, Fall and Exit Alarms, high impact Fall and Floor Cushions, Fall and Lift Furniture, Bed Safety Guards, Personal Pagers, high impact Bath Mats, Fall Management Socks and Shower Slippers.

Hip Protectors – High Impact – absorbing pads that help protect hip bones against injury from falls. About 320,000 people suffer a hip fracture every year. These pads are built into brief’s, panties, sweat pants and sweat shorts. They can easily be laundered and re-used numerous times to help protect from falls. The use of these devices has been clinically proven to reduce injury. Many individuals that experience a fall are afraid to continue normal activities like walking. These devices help these people resume a normal life. Hip Fracture is one of the number one causes of death in older individuals. Our experience shows that hip protectors are generally not known by the general public

Fall Alarms – Inexpensive bed and chair exit electronic monitors otherwise known as Fall Alarms, assist with the observation of patients and family members to help reduce falls and the potential for elopement from home or a facility. A variety of sensor accessories may be used including toileting sensors, bed/chair sensors, infrared sensors and self releasing sensors may be attached to the monitor to reduce risk. These alarms include a gentle voice reminder not to get up without assistance. Many of these devices are unknown to the general public. Pendants to call caregivers when help is needed are also very useful.

Floor Cushions and Bath Mats – Certain areas of the home are very high risk for injury from falls like the bathroom. Special floor cushions and bath mats are designed to help reduce the impact from a fall and are frequently talked about in the clinical literature. These floor cushions are tri-fold in design, making them convenient to carry to areas requiring the most immediate protection. Bathrooms are also very high risk zones. The sure step bath mat can be used to significantly reduce the impact of a fall. The mat is impervious to water and bacterial growth and can be custom cut to fit the contours of any bathroom or floor.

Please go to www.SaferFalls.com to receive more information and education on these important fall prevention and fall protection products.

Reducing Skyrocketing Fall Injury and Fatalities at Home and Assisted Living thru Fall Education and New Fall Protective Devices

Author: William Burleson, VP MedicalNurseTraining.com and SaferFalls.com

 

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention indicates that over 60% of fatal falls occur in the home. Additionally the total cost of falls in 2010 is expected to be between 68 and 100 Billion Dollars. Most of this cost and loss of life is completely preventable through new fall prevention, fall protection products and safer falls education. Many of these medically significant events include hip fracture, head injury, fear of falling again, broken vertebrae and broken wrist.

 

Over 44 million baby boomers live at home with an elderly sick parent according to The Caring Alliance. Another 25 million at risk elderly live alone and unprotected from devastating falls. The current economic conditions have exacerbated these numbers. Since life expectancy has continued to increase this situation is likely to become even more prevalent. The faller may need to move in with adult children and adult children often have to take time off work to care for at risk parents. The costs emotionally and physically to the person who falls and their families is enormous.

 

Much of this information is virtually unknown to the general public. Annually there are approximately 370,000 hip fractures. Head injuries from falls at home are another significant medical cost. Falls are the major cause of 40% of nursing home admissions and subsequent costs to families. Per year, of those admitted to a hospital only about

50 % will survive a serious fall. Falls are the leading cause of accidental death and more than 33% of adults 65 and older fall each year. Reductions in healthcare costs is a current concern of all in the government and the effect of falls are major cost factor.

 

There is a web site MedicalNurseTraining.com that is the premier portal for training nurses and doctors utilizing a nationally known Geriatric Doctor, the Assistant Director of Nursing at Johns Hopkins and Patrick Devaney, President of Medical Nurse Training Inc., who has over 25 years experience lecturing on these topic to tens of thousands of nurses, doctors and healthcare facilities. Anyone who is above the age of 55 or has a relative, who is at risk for falls, is confused or agitated, has Alzheimer’s, or presents departure/elopement risk at home will be very interested in this new material. This information will be invaluable to seniors and their families. To see fall prevention training and fall protection devices for home, concerned individuals and families may go directly to www.SaferFalls.com for senior fall prevention.

 

Mr. Devaney’s mother died as the result of an unnecessary hip fracture. This loss could have easily been prevented with one of these new devices or education techniques. Numerous lives have already been saved with these clinically proven devices. Many nurses and doctors have commonly requested these new technologies and education be available to the general public. This company has partnered with the leading manufacturers of low cost fall prevention technologies to provide these fall products predominately available only through hospitals and nursing homes to the general public at institutional prices. Some of these devices include Hip Protectors, Fall and Exit Alarms, high impact Fall and Floor Cushions, Fall and Lift Furniture, Bed Safety Guards, Personal Pagers, high impact Bath Mats, Fall Management Socks and Shower Slippers.

 

By going to this company’s site www.MedicalNurseTraining.com you can get a broad overview of the types of programs they offer to the medical community, families, seniors and review educational materials. These medically sound approaches will eventually get attention and will reduce government costs in the Billions of dollars over the next few years. You can also review clinical references on these sites.

 

Note to Editors: This article and additional video/copy is available for reprint and speakers are available for your program.

Reducing Fall Risk, Fall Prevention and Protection

New fall identifiers are helping to identify patients and residents at risk.  Once identified, proven technologies and education can significantly reduce risk even after discharge.  Acute Care facilities are struggling to minimize the effect of preventable falls on the facility budget.  We have included a compilation of ideas for your review on fall prevention and fall protection through online falls training coupled with new effective technologies.

 

This is to announce a tremendous saving in lives and medical costs of over $200 billion yearly.  Most of these savings can be achieved by reducing the risk of falls and protecting against the effect of falls particularly in the population now approaching 60 and above.  New personal use technologies that are relatively unknown to some in the medical field and more often the public, will easily eliminate these useless injuries and death.  The National Center for Patient Safety recently recommended the use of these new approaches.  We are receiving numerous requests to offer this information to the general public and we are eager to perform this public service.

 

The President of Medical Nurse Training, Inc.,Mr. Devaney, is available to speak to these new technologies and education for your program.  Medical Nurse Training is the premier portal for training nurses and doctors utilizing a nationally known Geriatric Doctor, the Assistant Director of Nursing at Johns Hopkins and Patrick Devaney who has over 25 years experience lecturing on these topic to tens of thousands of nurses, doctors, and healthcare facilities.  Anyone who is above the age of 55 or has a relative, who is at risk for falls, is confused or agitated, has Alzheimer’s, or presents elopement risks at home will be very interested in this new material.

 

Mr. Devaney’s mother died as the result of an unnecessary hip fracture.  This loss would have easily been prevented with one of these new devices or education techniques.  Numerous lives have already been saved with these clinically proven devices.

 

We have partnered with the leading manufacturers of these low cost medical technologies to provide these devices predominately available only through hospitals and nursing homes to the general public at an institutional price.

 

By going to www.MedicalNurseTraining.com you can get a broad overview of the types of programs we offer to the medical community and review our blogs.  We would welcome a discussion of how your program and listeners/viewers will greatly benefit from this information. This piece will be of interest to most, if not all. These medically sound approaches have gotten attention and will reduce government costs in the trillions of dollars over the next 10 years.  You can also review clinical references on this site.

 

Medical Nurse Training provides the latest on-line training to Doctors and Nurses on fall prevention and protection.  This includes in-house education on devices that will reduce injury from falls and related deaths.

 

Hip Protectors – High Impact – absorbing pads that help protect hip bones against injury from falls.  About 320,000 people suffer a hip fracture every year.  These pads are built into briefs, panties, sweat pants and sweat shorts.  They can easily be laundered and re-used numerous times to help protect from falls.  The use of these devices has been clinically proven to reduce injury.  Many individuals that experience a fall are afraid to continue normal activities like walking.  These devices help these people resume a normal life.  Hip Fracture is one of the leading causes of death in older individuals.  Our experience shows that hip protectors are generally not known by the general public

 

Fall Alarms – Inexpensive bed and chair exit electronic monitors otherwise known as Fall Alarms, assist with the observation of patients and family members to help reduce falls and the potential for elopement from home or a facility.  A variety of sensor accessories may be used including toileting sensors, bed/chair sensors, infrared sensors and self releasing sensors may be attached to the monitor to reduce risk.  These alarms include a gentle voice reminder not to get up without assistance.  Many of these devices are unknown to the general public.

 

Floor Cushions and Bath Mats – Certain areas of the home are a very high risk for injury from falls like the bathroom.  Special floor cushions and bath mats are designed to help reduce the impact from a fall and are frequently talked about in the clinical literature.  These floor cushions are tri-fold in design, making them convenient to carry to areas requiring the most immediate protection.  Bathrooms are also very high risk zones. The sure step bath mat can be used to significantly reduce the impact of a fall. The mat is impervious to water and bacterial growth and can be custom cut to fit the contours of any bathtub or floor.

 

Please go to www.MedicalNurseTraining.com for more information on these programs and devices. A consumer section with numerous new fall prevention and fall protection devices will appear on the site shortly. In the meantime you are welcome to email us with your immediate needs.