Cost-effectiveness of a community exercise and nutrition program for older adults: texercise select

16/06/2017

Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health

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Date of publication: 20 May 2017

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This paper assesses the cost-effectiveness of Texercise Select in the context of supportive environments to facilitate its delivery and statewide sustainability.

 

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Paramedic assessment of older adults after falls, including community care referral pathway: cluster randomized trial

18/04/2017

Source: Annals of Emergency Medicine 

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Date of publication: 13th March 2017

 Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: The aim of this study is to determine clinical and cost-effectiveness of a paramedic protocol for the care of older people who fall.

 Length of publication: 39 pages

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The use of step aerobics and the stability ball to improve balance and quality of life in community-dwelling older adults – a randomized exploratory study

18/04/2017

Source: Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics

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Date of publication: July–August 2017, vol. 71, pps 66–74

 Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This article explorse the use of step aerobics (SA) and the stability ball (SB) as tools for balance improvement in community-dwelling older adults.

 Length of publication: 8 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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Falls prevention program scores wins all around

10/07/2015

Source: American Academy of Family Physicians

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Date of publication: 17th June 2015

Publication type: News article

In a nutshell: A falls prevention progam devloped for community-dwelling seniors has shown to reduce falls as well as the need for patient care in long-term care facilities.

Length of publication: One page

 

 


An exercise-based program aimed at reducing falls

15/06/2015

Source: Cootamundra Herald

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Date of publication: May 29th 2015

Publication type: News article

In a nutshell: A falls prevention program ainmed to increase the access of older people living in rural communities to appropriate fall-safe activities designed to improve their muscle strength, flexibility, balance and fitness.

Length of publication: One page

 

 

 

 


Economic evaluation of a group-based exercise program for falls prevention among the older community-dwelling population

17/04/2015

Source: BMC Geriatrics

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Date of publication: March 26th 2015

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: A study which undertakes a cost-utility analysis and secondary cost-effectiveness analysis from a healthcare system perspective
of a group-based exercise program compared to routine care for falls prevention in an older community-dwelling population.

Length of publication: 21 pages

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Implementation of evidence-based falls prevention in clinical services for high-risk clients

16/04/2014

Source: Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice

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Date of publication: 24th March 2014

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell:  This article investigates falls prevention practice among Hospital Admission Risk Programs (HARP) that provide and coordinate specialized health care
for people at high risk of hospitalization.

Length of publication: 5 pages

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