Albahealth, a Division of Encompass Group, LLC, announces a new safety footwear infographic available to Acute Care and Senior Living facilities.The new infographic features solutions for improving patient safety with stabilizing slip-resistant footwear and provides informative statistics on falls in today’s healthcare environment.
“Falls are estimated to be among the top 20 most expensive hospital-acquired conditions,” says Jennifer Woody, Senior Marketing Manager, Encompass Group.
Woody adds, “In 2013, the total cost of fall injuries — 78% paid by Medicare — was $34 billion. Our slip-resistant footwear is designed to help improve patient safety through fall prevention. We now offer ten different types of footwear as part of our system of fall prevention and identification solutions for patients, residents, and caregivers.”
Besides the data related to falls in healthcare facilities, the infographic shows a wide range of offerings from the Albahealth Safety Footwear line. Woody explains, “We have footwear that’s right for any patient or resident to improve their safety by reducing their chance of falling by helping to stabilize their steps and identifying them as fall risks for caregivers.”
The new footwear infographic is available on request. Interesting parties re asked to contact Woody via email, at firstname.lastname@example.org.