Campaign aims to educate over-65s to prevent falls

14/08/2015

Source: Edinburgh Evening News

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Date of publication: 28 July 2015

Publication type: News article

In a nutshell: A campaign to help older people stay on their feet and avoid potentially dangerous falls has been launched by health and council chiefs.

Length of publication: One page

 

 


Does a falls prevention program impact perceived participation in everyday occupations? A pilot randomized controlled trial

14/08/2015

Source: OTJR

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Date of publication: 7th July 2015

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of a multi-disciplinary, client-centered, fall prevention program on the experiences of participation and autonomy in everyday occupations among community-dwelling older adults.

Length of publication: unknown

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Mobility and cognition are associated with wellbeing and health related quality of life among older adults

14/08/2015

Source: BMC Geriatrics

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Date of publication: 5th July 2015

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell:  A study which attempts to identify key clinically relevant outcome measures of mobility and cognitive function that explain variation in wellbeing and health related quality of life (HRQoL) among community dwelling older adults.

Length of publication: One page

 

 

 


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14/08/2015

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