By nature, we are all social creatures who enjoy friendship, companionship, and meaningful relationships. However, approximately 28% of people over 65 report feeling socially isolated and lonely, with loneliness leading to associated health risks, says a 2020 study into the social isolation of older adults.
A FRAT is a validated tool that has been tested by researchers to be effective in specifying the causes of falls in an individual. By using data from the person we are assessing, we can measure their likelihood of a fall.
You see, quality and patient safety goes far beyond meeting legislative standards. Care excellence is demonstrated by communicating effectively, appreciating partnerships and collaboration, having superior clinical judgment, being organised and efficient, connecting with consumers, committing to continued growth and development, and being professional and humanistic