Multi dimensional falls prevention programs effective in reducing falls in older adults

15/11/2013

Source: Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics

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Date of publication: 2nd November 2013

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Studies show that multi-dimensional falls prevention programs are effective in reducing falls in older adults.

Length of Publication: 41 pages

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A fall management program in a nursing home population

18/03/2013

Source: The Gerontologist, 2013, published online

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Date of publication: January 2013

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This study, from Canada, evaluates a fall management programme in nursing homes to see the effects on falls, injurious falls and falls resulting in hospitalisation. It also notes whether residents’ mobility increased or not, another good indicator of falls risk.

Length of publication: 1 page

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