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Fall Program Comparisons

Not all fall reduction programs are created equal. It’s important to know the goals of your system and the needs of your sites of care to ensure you’ve found the right program. Consider these elements when choosing a fall prevention program.

Fall Assessment Only

Compare to self-serve fall risk assessment tools

Fall Assessment + Educational Component

Compare to other fall risk assessment programs (often unvalidated) that include full or partial educational components

Hendrich II Fall Risk Model

Comprehensive, validated fall risk assessment program that is easy to implement and includes integration services, web-based education, a Resource Center, and 24/7 support

Fall Risk Assessment/stratification tool N/A
Predictive model risk assessment N/A N/A
Unlimited, web-based education with contact hours for nurses and an assistive personnel course
Validated and replication studies published in peer review literature with high levels of positive predictive and negative predictive value
Full-time Technical and Customer Support to align with your fall program while building an age-friendly healthcare continuum
Resources and subject matter experts consultation for change management, adoption and quality and safety outcomes
Unlimited program access for the care continuum with a healthcare system license
EHR Integration
License provides a web-based Resource Center with tools, HIIFRM Guide, Administrator login, and interface to existing LMS or the HIIFRM LMS
Virtual webcasts on relevant topics for injurious falls and healthy aging
Research-based intrinsic risk factors will align with primary care and referral partners (skilled nursing, home, rehab)
Builds practice from risk factors to promote healthy aging while reducing hospital complications and length of stay
Builds upon safety culture principles and promotes top of licensure practice with core curriculum and validated competency-based assessments
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