Archive for the ‘Falls Prevention’ Category

It is estimated that one fourth to one third of patients transitioning in care will be re-hospitalized within 30 days due to preventable complications. The following risk factors have been identified as increasing the risk of hospital readmission within the first 30 days. The more risk factors the greater the likelihood the patient would benefit […]


This is a letter I recently wrote to review a new diagnosis of dementia with a patient who requested a consultation from the home memory disorders program. This is not meant to establish a provider patient relationship with the reader but merely to inform and help you prepare for your visit with your primary care […]


Many actions can be taken by patients and caregivers to decrease the risk for falls in the home.