A study to assess the risk for fall among geriatric people above 60 years of age in selected old age home at
karaikal. The research approach was adopted for this study was quantitative approach. The research design used for this study is descriptive design. A simple random sampling technique adopted to select the desired sample. Sample size is 50. Donna conley fall risk assessment scale was used to assess the risk for fall among geriatric people above 60 years of age . The collected data was analyzed by using both descriptive and inferential statistics. Thus there was a significant difference found between the risk for fall among geriatric people (P<0.001). The present study concluded that 16% of geriatric people belongs to mild risk, 52% of people comes under moderate risk and 32 % of geriatric people belongs to high risk for fall.
Author Name : R.G. Padmapriya & E. Kalaivani
Keywords: Assess, Fall, Risk, Geriatric people.