Falls Prevention Horizon Scanning Bulletin Volume 5 Issue 8

14/08/2015
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“Are your clients having fun?” The implications of respondents’ preferences for the delivery of group exercise programs for falls prevention

14/08/2015

Source: Journal of Aging and Physical Activity

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Date of publication: 23rd July 2015

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: To identify older people’s preferences for how group exercise programs for falls prevention can be delivered.

Length of publication: 33 pages

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Falls and older people – where, when and why?

14/08/2015

Source: Nursing in Practice

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Date of publication: Vol. 85, 23rd July 2015

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: An article on how there needs to be better assessment of falls risk in older people.

Length of publication: One page

 


Investigating the impact of a falls prevention community of practice in a residential aged-care setting

14/08/2015

Source: Journal of Advanced Nursing

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Date of publication: 21st July 2015

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This study aims to facilitate the implementation and operation of a falls prevention Community of Practice in a residential aged-care organization and evaluate its effect on falls outcomes.

Length of publication: 10 pages

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Health behaviour change theory meets falls prevention: feasibility of a habit-based balance and strength exercise intervention for older adults

14/08/2015

Source: Psychology of Sport and Exercise

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Date of publication: 17th July 2015

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: A study which tested feasibility of a theory-based behaviour change intervention that encouraged women to embed balance and strength exercises into daily life routines

Length of publication: 32 pages

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Mobility predicts change in older adults’ health-related quality of life: evidence from a Vancouver falls prevention prospective cohort study

14/08/2015

Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes

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Date of publication: Volume 13 Issue 101 15th July 2015 pps 1-10

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: A study which attempts to identify key factors that explain variation in health related quality of life (HRQoL) among community dwelling older adults at risk of falls.

Length of publication: 10 pages

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