April Falls Day 2018

Resources for Hospitals

Nutrition and Hydration - Eating well to prevent falls

Poster for Hospital Staff

Keeping older people safe in hospital.

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Poster for Patient, families and Carers

Staying hydrated and eating well while in hospital is important to keep you strong and prevent a fall.

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Spotting the signs of poor nutrition and hydration

Poor nutrition and dehydration occurs when a person is not eating enough of the right foods or drinking enough fluids. This can increase their risk of a fall.

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April Falls Day® 2018 – Eating well to prevent falls

The role of Allied Health professionals

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April Falls Day® 2018 – Nutrition and Hydration Eating well to prevent falls

Information on how Allied Health staff can help patients eat well to prevent falls

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Please Note:

April Falls Day® is a registered trademark. Please contact the Clinical Excellence Commission at cec-falls@health.nsw.gov.au if you would like permission to use this trademark outside of New South Wales, Australia.

View the 2017 April Falls Resources