Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_4926

Date Request Received: 27/02/2019 11:55:03

Date Request Replied To: 13/03/2019 08:31:27

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Request Summary: Policies/ assesments relating to slips, trips, falls

Request Category: Students (Educational)

Question Number 1:
Please send through the following documents which you have in operation in your organisation regarding:

• In-patient Falls Policy or Fall Prevention Policy
• Falls Assessment and Care Plan
• Policy for management of slips, trips and falls
• Policy for intra-hospital transfer of in-patients e.g. Intensive Care Unit to Imaging Department, etc.
Answer To Question 1:
Please note that Trust clinical policies are managed via Microguide and thus in the public domain. The link to the Transfer Policy in the attachment is for Microguide.falls assessment vision check.pdfLinks to Transfer Policy.pdfNursing assessment record.pdfPatient Falls Prevention Policy 1.pdfSlips Trips and Falls Policy revised 2017.pdf
Please see attachments:
falls assessment vision check.docx
falls assessment vision check.pdf
Links to Transfer Policy.docx
Links to Transfer Policy.pdf
Nursing assessment record.pdf
Patient Falls Prevention Policy 1.docx
Patient Falls Prevention Policy 1.pdf
Slips Trips and Falls Policy revised 2017.pdf
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