Fall-related deaths in nursing homes

  • Graphic by: RAYMOND GRUMNEY
  • Updated: March 22, 2011 - 2:54 PM

The number of fall-related deaths of nursing home residents hit a low in 2004, but has been on the increase since, with the number of deaths last year equaling 2002 fatalities. On average, the annual number of deaths over the past seven years was 151.