Department of Health

E-learning educational resources

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

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

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

Audio-visual educational resources

Professor Steven RobinovitchExternal Link 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 reportingExternal Link , Produced by Professor Terry Haines, Monash University (7 minutes to watch)

The Safe Recovery ProgramExternal Link 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 WorkbookExternal Link , 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 GuideExternal Link , American Nurse Today

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

Reviewed 05 October 2015


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