How to Reduce Transfer Risks and Prevent Falls in Memory Care

Transfer Risks - Prevent Falls

Adults living with dementia fall four times per year on average — nearly twice as often as those without dementia. These falls often happen in memory care communities when a resident tries to move without help from a wheelchair to a chair or bed or from a sitting to a standing position. When residents are …

Church Mutual Insurance partners with SafelyYou to increase use of fall technology and offset rising insurance rates

Church Mutual Insurance and SafelyYou

Church Mutual Insurance and SafelyYou are partnering to accelerate the use of fall prevention technology and keep insurance rates affordable for assisted living operators by subsidizing costs for Church Mutual Insurance customers. SafelyYou Reduces Risk of Falls by 40% SafelyYou is a memory care-focused healthcare technology company, which leverages AI-enabled cameras placed in a resident’s …

Why are those living with dementia at a higher risk for falling?

Help Elderly Stand

People who are living with dementia have a greater risk of falling because they are more likely to experience problems with mobility, balance, and muscle weakness. The following are just a few of the contributing factors which also lead to falls: Limited capacity for new learning Don’t understand why they had a previous fall, so …

5 Tips: How To Market Your Fall Prevention Program To Increase Occupancy Rates

The Impact of Person-Centered Fall Interventions

The senior living industry is becoming even more competitive since occupancy rates have been dropping due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the need for senior housing has not gone away. In fact, fall risk remains one of the top reasons for transitioning to senior living communities, so an effective fall prevention and reduction program is …