The report aims on measuring baseline incidence and cost of inpatient falls prior to launch of falls improvement initiative of nineteen trusts for 2017/2018 financial year.
The review aimed to help answer the following questions:
- What is the incidence of inpatient falls in hospital in England?
- What are the estimated costs hospitals incur as a result of inpatient falls?
- What are the potential cost savings from reducing falls by implementing well-evidenced multidisciplinary interventions?
- What are the potential savings to hospitals from taking these actions?
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