Int J Rehabil Res 2021 Jun 10. Epub 2021 Jun 10.
Peninsula Health, The Mornington Center Deakin University Geelong, Centre for Quality and Patient Safety Research-Epworth HealthCare Partnership, Melbourne Deakin University Geelong, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Victoria Deakin University Geelong, Centre for Quality and Patient Safety Research-Monash Health Partnership, Monash Health, Clayton, Melbourne, Australia.
Despite the recognised importance of falls prevention in rehabilitation settings, there is limited research focusing on falls risk assessment tools designed to guide both patient screening and therapy. This study evaluated the predictive accuracy and inter-rater reliability of the Shkuratova Assessment of Falls-risk in Rehabilitation settings (SAFER) tool. The study was conducted at a subacute rehabilitation facility in Australia. Read More