Goldilocks, slip resistance and the wicked problem of falls prevention

16/09/2015

Source: Proceedings 19th Triennial Congress of the IEA, Melbourne

Follow this link for the full text

Date of publication: 9-14 August 2015

Publication type: Conference paper

In a nutshell: Politicians, health care professionals and falls experts need to take a holistic perspective of falls prevention, to recognise the limitations that exist in many areas, and to be wary of over-reliance on orthodox views that may need revision.

Length of publication: 8 pages


16th International Falls and Postural Stability Conference 11th September 2015

10/07/2015

Source: ProFaNE website

Follow this link for information

Date of publication: June 2015

Publication type: News item

In a nutshell: This annual event is widely recognised as the leading meeting in the UK for clinicians working in the field of falls and mobility medicine. The day provides a forum for scientific discussion and clinical updates and enables a multidisciplinary audience of over 200 professionals to share their experiences of best clinical practice.

Length of publication: 1 page


BGS – 15th Falls and Postural Stability meeting 2014 8th September

15/08/2014

Source: ProFaNE website

Follow this link for information

Date of publication: August 2014

Publication type: News article

In a nutshell: This annual event is widely recognised as the leading meeting in the UK for clinicians working in the field of falls and mobility medicine. The day provides a forum for scientific discussion and clinical updates and enables a multidisciplinary audience of over 200 professionals to share their experiences of best clinical practice.

Length of publication: 1 page


Falls Prevention and Management in Older People, 2nd July 2014

16/06/2014

Source: ProFaNE website

Follow this link for information

Date of publication: April 2014

Publication type: Website news article

In a nutshell: This is a conference in Manchester focusing on reducing falls and harm from falls in the over 65s.

Length of publication: 1 page


Conference: falls prevention and management in older people

17/06/2013

Source: Nursing Events

Follow this link for information

Date of publication: May 2013

Publication type: Website

In a nutshell: This Nursing Events conference in Manchester focuses on reducing falls and injuries in the over 65s, a key health improvement indicator in the public health outcomes framework for 2013-2016, and on implementing the revised NICE Guidelines for falls, due out later this year.

Length of publication: 1 page


Fall prevention and management in older people conference

15/02/2013

Source: Healthcare Conferences Uk

Follow this link for information

Date of publication: January 2013

Publication type: Website

in a nutshell: Bookings are open for a conference in London on Wednesday 17th April 2013.  The conference aims to point out that falling does not inevitably come with ageing, and with the right knowledge and support the elderly can stay active and be prevented from falling.

Length of publication: 1 page


Preventing falls among people living with dementia conference

06/12/2012

Source: Profane website

Follow this link for information

Date of publication: October 2012

Publication type: Website

In a nutshell: This event is part of the Age UK falls prevention webinar series, previously held as part of the falls prevention week. Professionals are given the chance to find out more about the latest research and good practice in falls prevention. It is aimed at anyone working with older people with dementia.

Length of publication: 1 page


Reducing HCAIs and improving patient safety conference

14/09/2012

Source: Government Knowledge website

Follow this link for information 

Date of publication: 2012

Publication type: website

In a nutshell: This is a conference in Central London that deals with all aspects of patient safety. It will take place on 22nd November 2012.

Length of publication: 1 page


World Congress on Active Ageing – 13th-17th August 2012

17/08/2012

Source: Profane website

Follow this link for  article

Date of publication: July 2012

Publication type: Website

In a nutshell: This event, held once every four years has come to the UK for the first time. It highlights best practice for those in care settings with multiple conditions, those entering old age, and even elite older athletes, and contains themed days to suit different interests. Wednesday 15th August focuses on falls and fractures and looks at recent primary care evidence on exercise.

Length of publication: 1 page


Fall prevention conference in Manchester

17/08/2012

Source:  Healthcare Conferences UK , July 2012

Follow this link for the full text

Date of publication: July 2012

Publication type: Webpage

In a nutshell:  Conference is entitled: Developing a positive approach to falls prevention and management in older people.  Location, Manchester Conference Centre.  Date: Tuesday 13th November 2012.

Length of publication : webpage


Falls prevention and management in older people

15/07/2012

Source: Healthcare Conferences UK

Follow this link for site

Date of publication: June 2012

Publication type: Website

In a nutshell: This is a booking portal for a conference in November on the above topic. Information such as the brochure, exhibitions, online booking and hotel room booking can be found here.

Length of publication: 1 page