A MOVIN Story About Hospital Care and Older Adult Independence: Oct CARE Connections

Read how two UW-Madison School of Nursing professors developed a system to increase the physical activity of older adult hospital patients in the October issue of CARE Connections, from the School’s Center for Aging Research and Education

Here’s an excerpt:

“Across the country, nurses are under increasing pressure to have zero falls within the hospital system. But without any type of evidence-based practice guidelines, many nurses say that they’re restricting patient mobility,” so patients can’t fall on their watch.

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This post was authored by Diane Farsetta on 10/31/2017.