Fall risk assessment at a geriatric rehab hospital

Capstone Summary:

The objective of this study was to identify gaps in and to improve the falls prevention strategy (FPS) of an inpatient rehabilitation facility (IRF) in Toronto, Canada.

We studied fall prevention in a geriatric rehab hospital.

Capstone Team: 

Ms. Catherine Rivers, BSc MHSc BSc MHSc

Mitacs Mitacs
Business Development Specialist, Baycrest Business Development Specialist, Baycrest


Ms. Haley Roher, BSc (Hons) MHSc BSc (Hons) MHSc

Ministry of Health and Long Term Care Ministry of Health and Long Term Care
Health Data Analyst Health Data Analyst


Capstone Supervisor:

Prof. Joseph Ferenbok, PhD

Translational Research Program Temerty Faculty of Medicine University of Toronto
Revolutionary Translator Director

Capstone Advisory Committee:

Shazeen Suleman,

St. Michael's Unity Health Toronto
General Pediatrics

Dr. Raza M. Mirza, BSc BA MSc PhD

Senior Research Associate, Institute for Life Course and Aging, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto| Network Manager, National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly
Elderly Care Translator Instructor

Dr. Christopher Klinger, PhD

Pallium Canada Chair National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly’s End-of-Life Issues Theme Team Chair Quality End-of-Life Care Coalition of Canada’s Research and Knowledge Translation Committee
Palliative Care Translator Instructor Instructor Research Scientist

Bruce Boissonnault, MBA

Lecturer (Adjunct)

If you’re interested in medicine and how we get it to reach the patient, then you should apply.”

 - Hillary Chan, 2015 Cohort