Falls prevention: new approaches to integrated falls prevention services

Source: NHS Confederation

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Date of publication: May 2012

Publication type: Briefing

In a nutshell:  Recommendations following a NHS Confederation and the Ambulance Service Network workshop on falls prevention strategies for the older population.  Suggests new approaches to the commissioning and provision of comprehensive, integrated falls prevention services and shows that a focus on prevention and early intervention through joint working has benefits for the whole health and social care system, and that not taking action may soon become unaffordable.

Length of publication : 8 pages

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