How Often Are You Sending Residents to the ER Because You Don’t Know What Happened?

How Often Are You Sending Residents to the ER Because You Don’t Know What Happened?

“Every 11 seconds an older adult is treated in the Emergency Room for a fall. And while little is known about the risk factors that are particular to those with dementia, we do know that these individuals visit Emergency Departments more frequently, are hospitalized more often, incur higher charges, and have higher mortality after an ER …