Specialist hospital bed manufacturer Medstrom is set to explore the impact of falls among the elderly population in its next webinar.
Its webinar series aims to provide a space for thought-provoking discussions and the exchange of evidence-based research and practical experiences amongst healthcare professionals and their peers.
Taking place on 29 September at 2pm, the webinar will focus on risk reduction and falls injury mitigation.
Three guest speakers with particular expertise for an aspect of falls prevention and mitigation will share their passion.
Dr Prasanna de Silva is a psychiatrist with an interest in patients with dementia and delirium. He will focus on risk reduction for this high risk group.
Ed Tank focuses on collaboration and the remarkable effects that joint working between the community and acute sectors can achieve for patients, patient maximisation through exercise and an evidence based approach to intervention.
Dr Denise Shanahan is a consultant nurse with experience of preparing reports and giving evidence at coroners court. Denise will demonstrate the “human” cost of falls through example case studies.
Medstrom is a UK manufacturer of specialist hospital beds and the only independent provider of bed management services to the NHS, managing over 25% of the UK’s acute bed and mattress fleet.