Evolving a multi-factorial, data driven, interprofessional approach to prevent falls and associated injuries during a system-level integration

18/06/2018

Source: Journal of Interprofessional Education and Practice 

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Date of publication: Vol. 12 September 2018 pps. 8-12

 Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This paper provides an overview of a recently integrated health care system’s experience in evolving their multi-component interprofessional approach to falls prevention.

 Length of publication: 4 pages

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A mixed methods evaluation of yoga as a fall prevention strategy for older people in India

18/06/2018

Source: Pilot feasibility Studies

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Date of publication: 1 May 2018

 Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This study sought to evaluate the acceptability, feasibility and likely impact of a yoga-based program aimed at improving balance and mobility for older residents in urban India.

 Length of publication: 7 pages

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Occupational therapy fall prevention interventions for community-dwelling older adults: a systematic review

18/06/2018

Source: The American Journal of Occupational Therapy

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Date of publication: May 2018 Vol. 72

 Publication type: Journal Article

In a nutshell: In this article the authors updated and broadened a 2008 systematic review examining the evidence for the effectiveness of fall prevention interventions in improving fall-related outcomes, occupational performance, quality of life, and health care facility readmissions for community-dwelling older adults.

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Shoe-insole technology for injury prevention in walking

18/06/2018

Source: Europe PMC

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Date of publication: 8th May 2018

 Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This article looks at gait control using shoe-insoles as a potential to reducing walking-related injuries such as falls.

 Length of publication:  16 pages

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Can community care workers deliver a falls prevention exercise program? A feasibility study

16/05/2018

Source: Clinical Interventions in Aging

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Date of publication: 26 March 2018 Vol. 13 pps.  485—495

 Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell:This article  investigates the feasibility of community care workers delivering a falls prevention exercise program to older clients, at low or medium risk of falling, as part of an existing service provision.

 Length of publication: 10 pages

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Opportunities for cross-disciplinary care partnerships in physiotherapy

16/05/2018

Source: Journal of Physiotherapy

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Date of publication: April 2018, Vol. 64, Iss. 2, pps. 69-71

 Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This article looks at the development of cross-disciplinary care partnerships in the area of falls prevention and osteoarthritis (OA) management in order to improve physiotherapy collaboration exist in many healthcare sectors.

 Length of publication: Three pages

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