Falls prevention tools and resources

This page provides an overview of falls prevention and management tools that can help you in your daily practice. 

Falls Risk Assessment and Management Plan

The Falls Risk Assessment and Management Plan (FRAMP) screens, assesses and provide interventions for the patients individual risk factors.

The FRAMP:

Patient education

A range of patient education tools and resources are available as a part of the Stay On Your Feet WA® program (external site). There are a variety of resources for inpatient and community based patients and some are available in languages other than English. The range can be viewed via the online resource catalogue (external site).

Accreditation tools and resources

Post-Fall Management Guidelines in Western Australian Healthcare Settings

The OD 0442/13 Post-Fall Management Guidelines in WA Healthcare Settings (external site) standardises inpatient post-fall assessment, management and follow-up across the State.

Supporting resources included in this link:

  • discipline specific post-fall guidelines including a checklist (Appendix C) and a checklist audit tool (Appendix D)
  • printable 2-page summary.
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