Reducing Falls in Assisted Living
Reducing Falls in Assisted Living
Product Code: 1824W

Did you know that decreased mobility is the primary cause of falls and a decline in function for assisted living clients? In this webinar, participants will learn about exercise programs that reduce the occurrence of falls and a decline in function by enhancing the mobility, balance, strength, and endurance of assisted living clients. This webinar is presented by national expert Jeri Lundgren. Gain an understanding of how to set up an environment to help promote safe mobility.

Learning objectives
  • Recognize how immobility is the primary cause of falls in the elderly
  • Identify exercise programs that maintain or improve their mobility, strength, and balance
  • Describe how to set up an environment that promotes safe mobility

Presenter
Ms. Jeri A. Lundgren, RN, BSN, PHN, CWS, CWCN, President, Senior Providers Resource
Jeri Ann Lundgren has been working in long-term care since 1990. She has an extensive background in wound management and has specialized in wound care nationally since 1994. She has also focused on the effects of immobility and worked with Exercise Physiologists, Physical Therapists, Personal Trainers, Ergonomics, and Nursing to develop fall reduction and mobility enhancement programs. Her extensive background in long-term care nationally includes: survey management, litigation support, wound care consultation, program development, and consultant/presenter for several state Quality Improvement Organizations and departments of health. Currently, Ms. Lundgren is the President of Senior Providers Resource.

Original Air Date: 04/17/2018
Length: 60 minutes
Category: Clinical/Regulatory
Category: Senior Housing, Assisted Living, & Home Care
Discounted member price: 35.00
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