A statement from the HSE re: school trips, “Well-managed school trips and outdoor activities are great for children. Children won’t learn about risk if they’re wrapped in cotton wool.” “Risk assessment should focus attention on real risks not risks that are trivial and fanciful.”
Managing Falls In the Nursing Home: Who, Why and What Next?: Every day, in nursing homes located throughout the United States, hundreds of residents will experience one or more falls. Are some of these residents individuals that you provide care for on a daily basis? The answer is probably yes. Prevention of falls, whether causing injury or not, is a key safety issue in nursing homes.