Falls squad keeps users out of hospital

Community Care reports on a falls response initiative in Hertfordshire, England, that eliminates the need for an ambulance response to an emergency call and keeps people out of hospital – see the interesting statistics at the bottom of the article. However, where’s the liason with the local telecare response centre(s)? Does it not exist, or did it just not get a mention? Hertfordshire falls unit helps avoid unnecessary admissions [Much as I hate to use the word, I do think this may be fairly described as ‘innovative’. Unless you know different… Steve]