Fall Prevention

Did you know?

  • Over 1 in 4 Americans aged 65+ falls each year.
  •  Falls are the most common cause of nonfatal trauma-related hospital admissions among older adults.
  • Falls result in more than 2.8 million injuries treated in ER’s annually, including over 800,000 hospitalizations and more than 27,000 deaths
  •  At least one-third of all falls involve environmental hazards in the home.
  • Two-thirds of those who fall will fall again within six month.
  •  Falls are preventable.

Sequoia Senior Solutions recognizes the importance of fall prevention. We have developed this Program of training, oversight, and specific procedures to

 Sequoia Senior Solutions performs a complimentary and personalized need assessment and home inspection to ensure safety and reduced risk of repeat falls.

Home Inspection Includes:

Hygiene: Transfer Benches, Chairs, Hand held shower head all need to be accessed

Grab bars: properly installed in high risk areas

Transfers: transferring, gait belt & hoyer lift training

Toileting: Procedures & proximity for ease of use  Entrances & Pathways – ease of getting in/out, reducing tripping hazards