Falls in care homes can be significantly reduced with intervention

care home
Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain

The largest study of care homes in the UK, led by experts at the University of Nottingham, has found that a co-ordinated approach to fall prevention in care homes is effective in significantly reducing the number of times residents fall.

The ‘Falls in Care Homes study’ (FinCH), led by Professor Pip Logan and experts from the School of Medicine, Center for Rehabilitation and Health Care Research, tested a new approach called the ‘Guide to Action to prevent Falls in Care Home’ (GtACH) program, which was designed by a collaborative group including care home staff, and families.

The study, published today in BMJ, was conducted across 84 care homes in 11 different areas of England and included over 1,600 residents over a three-year period.

The team found that the GtACH program reduced the rate of falls by over 43% compared with residents who did not

Read More

What Are The Benefits Of Using Property Management Services?

5 Benefits of Using a Property Management Company | European Property

Property is one of the most promising forms of investment. You can invest in many different types of property: houses, apartments or shophouses.

“Whatever the type of property, you have to manage it properly so that the condition of the building is not damaged and find tenants who will not make it difficult for you. In cases like this, the right choice for you is to use property management services,” explained motivator and property investor, Tung Desem Waringin to Rumah.com .

Property management services, he added, offer considerable benefits because they will help those of you who cannot devote 100% of their time to managing the property.

The following are some of the benefits of using property management services:

  1. Helping to find suitable tenants for your property.
  2. Offer help to get the most out of your investment.
  3. Pay attention to all aspects of the property such as maintenance, rent, payment
Read More