Multicultural Health Promotion Research Project funded by the B.C. Health Research Foundation Participants : West Main Health Unit, Maple Grove Elementary School, Magee Secondary School, SUCCESS ( The United Chinese Community Enrichment Services Society), the Vancouver Chinese Parents' Association
Discusses the most common causes of falls in the geriatric patient, as well as individualized assessment to identify the patient at risk. Explores a variety of effective interventions which can be used in caring for the patient at high risk of falling. Focuses on alternatives to physical and chemical restraints including environmental adaptations and reconditioning.