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You have the right to fall!

Even under the best circumstances, a patient may eventually fall. And that is what it is called, an event. Patients have a right to fall. In other words, no restraint type measures are to be used, as to invade one's right to freedom of movement and space. But you may say,without restraints they can be injured. On the contrary, with restraints, they can be injured. What is a health care system to do? Staff workers are told, just do the best you can! Such a vague order for a serious task. Multiple measures of safety is the best plan of care.Coordination between all health disciplines can minimize falls or reduce the injuries that result in the aftermath.

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