These guidelines updated in June 2013 provide recommendations for the assessment and prevention of falls in older people. The NICE guidelines offers best practice advice on the care of older people who are at risk of falling which all healthcare professionals in England should follow. The guidelines are useful for clinicians in other regions. Specific recommendations to prevent falls in hospital include a multifactorial assessment of falls risk factor.
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