Older people’s motives to use falls prevention exergames

16/02/2016

Source: The West Midlands Health Informatics Network’s second annual conference

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Date of publication: 26 January 2016

Publication type: Conference paper

In a nutshell:  This paper looks at the factors which influence the motivation of older people at risk of falls, to use falls prevention exergames to improve their physical
function and reduce their fall risk.

Length of publication: 2 pages

 

 

 


Program helps seniors age masterfully

15/06/2015

Source: Concord Journal

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Date of publication: May 28th 2015

Publication type: News article

In a nutshell: A  pilot program overseen by the National and Massachusetts Councils on Aging in which seniors attend a weekly class at the Concord Council on Aging.

Length of publication: One page

 

 

 


Group leaders’ experiences of a client-centred multidisciplinary falls-prevention programme

24/02/2014

Source: Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy

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Date of publication: January 13, 2014

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: The prevention of disability and falls should be conducted from a client-centred approach, especially when it includes how individuals learn new strategies in everyday life. In addition, programmes for the prevention of falls need to be multi-professional and multidisciplinary in order to be effective.

Length of publication: 9 pages

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Factors associated with the completion of falls prevention program

16/01/2014

Source: Health Education Research

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Date of publication: 1st of December 2013

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Looking at factors that are associated with completion of falls prevention programs.

Length of publication: 12 pages

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Prevention of falls in old people – a review

21/10/2013

Source: Reviews in Clinical Gerontology, 2013, Vol 23 no 3 p. 206-222

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Date of publication: August 2013

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This article looks at how fall preventive programmes can prevent falls in older people.

Length of publication: 16 pages

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Correlation between fall prevention programmes and community fall rates

15/04/2013

Source: European Geriatric Medicine, 2013 (online)

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Date of publication: February 2013

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This study aimed to examine the relationship between the number of participants using fall prevention-related programmes and community fall rates. It was conducted in Japan using community-dwelling older adults to identify areas with high fall rates, and then a survey was conducted to find information on fall prevention programmes. Those areas with lower fall rates had significantly more people enrolled in prevention programmes than those with higher fall rates.

Length of publication: 1 page

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