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HQSC & ACC - Patient Information

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Falls hurt - Patient Information

Falls hurt - patient information

The first page gives patients advice on how to stay safe while in hospital, with a checklist of safety tips; the second page contains information on preventing falls at home.
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Preventing Infection After Surgery

Preventing infection after surgery

After your operation, what do I and my family/whanau need to do before I go home from hospital?
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ACC home safety checklist

ACC home safety checklist 5128

This practical checklist is provided by ACC specifically for older people, because, as it says “You may know your home like the back of your hand, but the things you see every day could be potential hazards that can lead to a fall”.

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ACC standing up for falls

Standing up to falls

Your guide to preventing falls and protecting your independence (ACC2382), a booklet from ACC.

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ACC standing up for falls

ACC webpage:

Preventing falls - information for older people.

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