Risk

The Haven Care Home in Colchester, identified that falls were happening more often at night.

Reason

Mr Moring, the home manager, discovered that 50% of falls were happening at night due to the residents becoming disorientated when waking up and forgetting to turn lights on or press their alarm bells for assistance.

Reaction

Mr Moring introduced the "light your night" scheme by:

The overall scheme has reduced falls by 75% in a year.

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