Video cameras identify the causes of falls in care homesBMJ 2012; 345 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e7064 (Published 24 October 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e7064
Video cameras installed in the dining rooms, sitting rooms, and hallways of two care homes in Canada recorded 227 falls over three years. When researchers analysed the footage, they found that 41% of falls (93/227) were caused by residents shifting their body weight and losing their …
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