Patients are able to get in and out of bed in Unit 2A much safer due to new bedside safety mats designed to prevent falls. The mats, which were made possible through a Volunteer Association/Health Sciences Foundation Family CARE grant, have beveled edges for easy patient transfers from wheelchairs and lifts, and non-slip surfaces and padding underneath.
To educate and empower youth to recognize risks and make informed, safe choices
Reduce the incidence of risk related trauma in youth
Increase youth’s awareness of personal responsibility for their choices
Increase youth’s knowledge of the consequences of injury on quality of life for the individual and the community
Promote injury prevention initiatives