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ED visits, repeat ED visits and hospital admissions related to falls among seniors in Ontario

Project ID: 2019-018/2020 0950 056 000
Type of Response: Research report
Knowledge User: Rehabilitative Care Alliance
ICES Scientist: Ruth Hall
Summary: The Rehabilitative Care Alliance has implemented a measurement and reporting strategy for rehabilitative care system performance. Key system-level indicators include emergency department visits for falls, repeat emergency department visits and hospital admissions for falls, and post-emergency department visits for falls among community-dwelling seniors. The information will be used to inform quality improvement work focused on secondary fall prevention and supporting seniors living in the community.
Status: Completed