Safety Precautions & Falls Prevention: Part 2
Objectives: Discuss how medical factors can contribute to falls in older adults. Demonstrate specific exercises for the older adult that help with preventing falls. Manage aggressive behaviors that may happen when caring for an older adult. Effectively report changes in the older adult's condition. Tell the difference between emergencies that do require calling 911 and emergencies that do not.
Description: In this class, we explore the common medical factors that cause older adults to fall, and review specific exercises for preventing falls. We also discuss additional safety precautions, including managing aggressive behavior when caring for an older adult, and identifying and reporting changes in the older adult's condition.