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Table 3 Practical use of the multidisciplinary fall risk evaluation tool for demented nursing home patients.

From: The development of a multidisciplinary fall risk evaluation tool for demented nursing home patients in the Netherlands

WHAT? HOW? WHO? WHEN?
Previous falls data from GP (hetero) anamnesis fall registration [52] nursing home physician
nurses/carers
 
Medication medication list nursing home physician At admission
After a fall incident
At request ward
Periodical repetition (2 × per year)
Locomotor functions Barthel index [30]
Tinetti (POMA) [55]
nurses/carers
occupational therapist
physiotherapist
 
Assistive and protective devices Check-list concerning
- choice
- use
nurses/carers
occupational therapist
physiotherapist