Fall risk factors for older people with intellectual disabilities

Source: Research in Developmental Disabilities, 2013, Vol 4 no 11 p. 3754-3765

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Date of publication: November 2013

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: There is extensive research on the general population in terms of risk factors for falling, but there is little information available about risk factors for older people with mild to moderate intellectual disabilities. This study found a complex variety of factors associated with risk of falls in people with ID, and further research is recommended for the development of multifactorial screening processes.

Length of publication: 11 pages

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