Did you know that nearly all of resident falls in senior housing communities are unwitnessed, and 70% of falls occur in a resident’s bedroom? These statistics are just the tip of the iceberg. Let’s dig into the numbers and discover how to prevent and reduce the risk of falling.
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Baby Boomers have already begun to reach age 65 (and the oldest members turned 74 in 2020).
now 74 y.o.
now 57 y.o.
The population of Americans aged 65+ is projected to grow from 56 million in 2020 to 88 million by 2050.
people age 65+ has Alzheimer’s DEMENTIA
an estimated 5.8 million americans age 65+ are living with Alzheimer’s dementia in 2020.
Falls are the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries among seniors.
There has been a
in falls since COVID-19
Falls are a leading cause of added healthcare expenditures, especiallyin elderly populations.
In 2015, the total medical costs for falls was more than $50 billion
Typically, when someone is found on the ground, there are many unknowns. And if they are living with dementia, they often can’t explain what happened.
Wearables and bed alarms are commonly the first defense in a fall management program. While helpful, these first fall interventions aren’t effective by themselves.
17% of falls are “silent” falls where the resident self-recovers alone
In 30% of falls, the resident moves after the fall before being found
In 23% of falls, the resident intentionally self-lowers without self-recovery
SafelyYou is artificial intelligence-enabled fall detection and prevention for senior living.
Our AI-enabled cameras detect falls with unprecedented accuracy.
SafelyYou has reported 99.6% fall detection accuracy.
Video is recorded only when a fall is detected and care staff in the community are notified to assist immediately.
SafelyYou is quickly becoming the industry benchmark for fall prevention. We’re proven to drive occupancy, when move-ins are at an all-time low given the pandemic.
Although it is impossible to prevent 100% of falls in senior housing communities, you can partner with SafelyYou to develop an effective program to reduce falls and even increase occupancy rates, when move-ins are at an all-time low due to the pandemic.