Department of Health

E-learning educational resources

Falls and Balance, Victorian Geriatric Medicine Training Program, (Takes about 20 mins to complete)

Minimising the risk of falls and fall-related Injuries, Victorian Department of Health (3 modules each of which takes 20-30 minutes complete)

Online education program for NSQHS standards, Health Service accreditation in Victoria, Department of Health and Human Services

Audio-visual educational resources

Professor Steven Robinovitch discusses a Canadian study which uses video footage to analyse how and why older people fall (about 2 minutes to watch)

What is a fall? Training video in falls incident reporting, Produced by Professor Terry Haines, Monash University (7 minutes to watch)

The Safe Recovery Program is a suite of 16 educational videosthat provides clinicans with training in how to deliver 1:1 patient education, (approx 3 hours of training material to watch), Produced by Professor Terry Haines, Monash University


Safe Recovery Program Workbook, provides education to inpatients on falls and falls prevention strategies, Produced by Professor Terry Haines, Monash University

Special Supplement to American Nurse Today: Best Practices for Falls Reduction: A Practical Guide, American Nurse Today

Transforming Care at the Bedside How-to Guide: Reducing Patient Injuries from Falls, Institute for Healthcare Improvement

Reviewed 05 October 2015


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