Falls and People with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

Essential Falls Management Series: Falls and People with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities CD

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Falls and People with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities CD

ISBN 978-1-932529-18-0
© 2007

Improved fall prevention and safety practices are vital for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This comprehensive CD-ROM addresses the unique risks posed by this population and provides detailed information about implementing a successful falls management program.

Based on the work of experienced falls specialist Rein Tideiksaar, this training tool includes:

  • a PowerPoint presentation for staff training
  • fall prevention program guidelines and protocols
  • a fall risk screening tool
  • educational handouts for families and staff
  • and more

All forms and guidelines are included in printable PDF format.

Introduction

  • Falls in People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

PowerPoint Training Presentation

  • Reducing the Risk of Falling in Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

PDF Documents

  • Understanding Fall Risk
  • Fall Prevention Guidelines
  • Fall Prevention Protocol
  • Fall Prevention Policy
  • Fall Risk and Intervention Screening Tool
  • Post-Fall Assessment
  • Canes, Walkers, and Wheelchairs
  • Environmental Safety
  • Environmental Precautions
  • Fall Prevention poster
  • Family Education Handout
  • Components of a Successful Fall Prevention Program

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Rein Tideiksaar, Ph.D.

Rein Tideiksaar, Ph.D., is President of FallPrevent, LLC, a company that provides educational, legal, and marketing services in connection with fall prevention in the elderly. Dr. Tideiksaar has been active in the area of fall prevention for over fifteen years. He has directed numerous research projects on falls and has developed fall prevention programs in community, assisted living, home care, acute care hospital, and nursing facility settings. Dr. Tideiksaar has written numerous articles and book chapters on falls and related topics. He is the author of Falls in Older People: Prevention and Management, Third Edition(Health Professions Press, 2002). In addition to two previous editions of this professional resource, he is the author of Falling in Old Age: Its Prevention and Treatment, Second Edition (Springer Publishing Company, 1997).

From 2000 to 2003, Dr. Tideiksaar was the Senior Vice President of Fall Prevention and Injury Reduction Systems, ElderCare Companies, Inc., Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey. Prior to 2000, he was Director of Geriatric Educational and Clinical Programs and Director of the Falls and Immobility Program, Department of Geriatrics, Southwest Medical Associates, Inc., Las Vegas, Nevada. He has also served as Director of Geriatric Care Coordination, Sierra Health Services, Inc., Las Vegas, Nevada, and Director of the Falls and Immobility Program, Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York.

Dr. Tideiksaar obtained a doctorate from Columbia Pacific University and a physician assistant certification from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Dr. Tideiksaar completed his geriatric training at the Parker Jewish Geriatric Institute, New Hyde Park, New York.

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This CD-ROM is part of the Complete Falls Management Library, which includes the essential guide Falls in Older People: Prevention and Management, Fourth Edition as well as 8 CD-ROMs that cover a broad range of falls-related topics, including bed safety, post-fall evaluation, restraint reduction, and more. Each CD-ROM includes PowerPoint presentations for targeted staff training and relevant assessment forms, checklists, and guidelines in printable PDF format.

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