MNCNH takes falls prevention seriously and has developed programs and strategies in this area.
We assess residents, address risks, offer falls prevention education to residents, families and staff. We make necessary modifications to the environment as required eg from bed height, lighting etc.
Wound and Skin Care
This is a vital part of healthcare. We believe in prevention of pressure areas and have developed a Best Practice program that has achieved excellent results for our residents.
Pain and Symptom Management
Our teams are experienced in this area and together with our physician. pharmacist, consultants, residents and families create individualized pain management programs .Qualified staff conduct assessments and monitor results to improve comfort measures.
Responsive Behaviours Program
Our staff have been trained in recognizing responsible behaviours. The training consists of "U-FIRST", Gentle Persuasive Approach" and "PIECES" training,workshops and seminars.
We work together with the Halton Psychogeriatric Outreach Team and the Behavioural Support Ontario (BSO).