COA-LTC (HHA-CNA): Falls and Fall Prevention


Target Audience

  • Direct Caregivers


This module discusses the significance of falls among long-term care residents, describes risk factors that make a person more likely to experience falls, and describes the interventions that HHA/CNA can do to reduce the risk of falls. Additionally, this modules helps learner understand the interventions that the HHA/CNA should do in the event of a fall and describes the role of the HHA/CNA as a member of the care team in fall prevention.


Audience: HHA-CNA

Care of Older Adults in the Long-Term Care Setting (COA-LTC) is a series created by the Hartford Institute of Geriatric Nursing (HIGN) at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing, in partnership with ArchCare, the Continuing Care Community of the Archdiocese of New York. The program was created to assure that all healthcare team members have the knowledge to care for older adults in long-term care settings. The program promotes team-based, coordinated, person-centered, evidence-based care for older adults.