Goldilocks, slip resistance and the wicked problem of falls prevention

16/09/2015

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

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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

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

10/07/2015

Source: ProFaNE website

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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