TEAM STEADI (Stopping Elderly Accidents, Death & Injuries)

What do 4 medical experts say on senior fall prevention?  As an introduction, they give us some statistics. In 2016, the rate of death from falls for people 75 and older was 111 per 100,000 people. In 2000, that rate was 52 per 100,000 people. STEADI provides the  fall prevention tools to look at medications, evidenced based exercise programs, eyesight, footwear, walkers or canes, environmental hazards, hydration and fall risk behaviors. Please review this impactful  article that speaks of how to get better outcomes for our seniors!
STEADI coordinates well with the goals of value-based health care, better rehab outcomes, and decrease medical costs. Therefore the quadruple aim is achieved. It has a multitude of evidenced based research. I’ve used STEADI successfully for 15 years.  We all want less re-admissions to the hospital and seniors living their sunset years, pain free as possible and thriving!

EXCITING TIMES!  October 2019 U.S. Senate Committee on Aging report:

  • How is your state doing, see page 10?
  • Upper State New York did a STEADI- based program and reduced hospitalizations due to falls by 40%! See pages 20-21
  • Examine how Epic EHR integrated STEADI. See how innovative programs in different states decreased senior falls with home environment safety changes, effective community balance programs, and medication recommendations

I provide Fall Prevention Classes to MDs, Medical Professionals, Insurance Companies and Senior Communities. Let’s decrease re-hospitalizations!

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