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What does it mean when you dream about falling?

Falling is a universal dream motif. Psychologists speculate that fearful falling dreams are rooted in our early experiences as toddlers learning to walk. Falling dreams often reflect a sense that one has failed or “fallen down” in life. Dreams of falling also occur when one feels completely overwhelmed or out of control, such as during a divorce or the loss of a job.

Falling

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This is a common dream which usually represents underlying fears and feelings of inadequacy and helplessness. Interpret your dream by considering your primary fears, current difficulties, and situations in your life that seem to be on a downward spiral, especially those situations that seem outside of your control (financial, romantic, etc.). Some people believe that if you keep falling in your dream and don’t wake up that you will die at the point of impact. This is absolutely not true. In a falling dream you wake up out of fear and not because of danger of dying. Superstition-based dream interpretations say that if you fall a long distance in your dream and get hurt, be prepared for really hard times ahead, but if you fall and are not injured your upsets will be minor and temporary.
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The possibility of underreporting by staff is a cause for concern because falling can be normal in the pediatric population related to age and developmental growth (Pauley et al.
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Injury prevention recommendations included limiting use of restraints, lowering bedrails, using hip protectors for older adult patients, using floor mats, ensuring assessment after the fall, monitoring prothrombin time for patients at risk for falling, and using bisphosphonate medications for patients with documented osteoporosis.
National guidelines issued by the American Geriatrics Society and other organizations recommend the following activities for reducing the risk of falling among older adults with a history of falls: 1) an evaluation by a health professional with counseling on how to reduce falls; 2) a review of medications; 3) home modifications; 4) exercise and/or; 5) physical therapy; and 6) using a cane or walker if needed.
Fear of falling is common in older people and is associated with poor balance, anxiety, depression and falls.
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Protocol II interventions include initiation of falling star identification, use of chair and/or bed alarms, use of low beds, wheelchair seating alternatives, use of protective equipment (helmet, hip pads), half-hourly resident checks and room changes.