Fall Prevention Program

Fall Prevention Program

Vivax Medical Corporation’s clinical solution to prevent Never Events”, or Serious Reportable Events.”

The Soma® Care™ Fall Prevention Program is a 6 to 7 week implementation program developed and presented by Vivax Medical to your entire hospital staff involved in the care and treatment of at risk patients. It is through this program that your institution can reverse fall related never events.

Our Soma® Care™ Timeline to Success

  • During this period of time, Vivax Medical will provide:
  • Scheduled in-service programs to appropriate staff
  • Ongoing feedback opportunity
  • Support of appropriate Nursing and medical Grand Rounds
  • Pertinent materials associated with the Soma® Safe Enclosure
  • Evaluation of the Soma® Safe Enclosure and associated educational process
  • Ongoing weekly equipment quality checks to ensure positive patient outcomes

The Importance of Reducing Patient Falls: 

Appendix A – Specifications of the Serious Reportable Events In Healthcare – 2011 Update

4. Care Management Events (Cont.)
Event: 4E. Patient death or serious injury associated with a fall while being cared for in a healthcare setting.
Additional Specifications: Includes but is not limited to fractures, head injuries, and intracranial hemorrhage.

Implementation Guidance: Of note, an assessment that identifies patients at “risk” of fall, findings of risk accompanied by organizationally defined measures to be taken when risk is identified could be useful in both prevention and event analysis.

Applicable settings:
•Outpatient/ Office-based Practices
•Ambulatory Practice Settings/ Office-based Practices
•Long-term Care/ Skilled Nursing Facilities