Unit 4 Nursing Assistant

The number 1 leading cause of injury in a resident is?
Falls

It is necessary for all staff to be alert to safety concerns for all residents at all times.
True, including residents that aren’t in your department

What residents are most at risk of injury?
Residents with sensory impairments (vision loss, hearing loss, loss of the sense of touch), are confused or have mental impairments,who are weak or frail, or were recently admitted to the facility