Promoting fall prevention interventions among older people

Source: Age and Ageing, 2011, 40(6), p. 724-730

Follow this link for the abstract

Date of publication: November 2011

Article type: Research article

In a nutshell: The use of fall prevention interventions is often poor among older people because health professionals frequently fail to refer them. This leads to a negative preception among the older people, thereby affecting their uptake and adherence to the intervention. After appropriate questioning, referrals should be increased to prevent further injuries.

Length of publication: 7 pages

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