Almost 60% of the Alternate Level of Care (ALC) days related to hospitalization for an unintentional fall are for seniors waiting to be transferred into residential care.

Almost 60% of the Alternate Level of Care (ALC) days related to hospitalization for an unintentional fall are for seniors waiting to be transferred into residential care.

Source: Fall-related hospitalizations in Seniors, and Discharge Abstract Database 2007 / 2008, Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI)