A Study on programs applying the Internet of Things (IoT) for prevention of falls in the elderly

17/10/2017

Source: IT Convergence and Security

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Publication type: Journal article 

In a nutshell: This article looks at  trends of IoT (Internet of Things) used to prevent, predict and detect falls in advance and the measures that could help spur application of IoT-based fall prevention technologies.

Length of publication: 5 pages

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Specifying the content of home-based health behaviour change interventions for older people with frailty or at risk of frailty: an exploratory systematic review

17/03/2017

Source: BMJ Open

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Date of publication: February 2017,  vol. 7 iss. 17

 Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: The objective of this article is to identify trials of home-based health behaviour change interventions for frail older people, describe intervention content and explore its potential contribution to intervention effects.

 Length of publication: 11 pages

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Experiences of health care for older people who need support to live at home: a systematic review of the qualitative literature

21/02/2017

Source: Geriatric Nursing

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Date of publication: 2nd January 2017

 Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Perceived experiences of health care for older people who need support to live at home can illuminate areas needing improvement in quality of care, and guide towards better ways to support ageing populations to live at home. This systematic review synthesized findings from the qualitative literature about perceived experiences of health care for older people who need support to live at home, from the perceptions of older people, carers and health providers.

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An occupational therapy fall reduction home visit program for community-dwelling older adults in Hong Kong after an emergency department visit for a fall

19/12/2016

Source: Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

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Date of publication: 17 November 2016

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: The purpose of this article is to investigate the effects of an occupational therapy fall reduction home visit program for older adults admitted to the emergency department (ED) for fall and discharged directly home.

 Length of publication: 9 pages

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Home care safety falls prevention virtual improvement collaborative

17/11/2015

Source: Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement 

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Date of publication: 4th November 2015

Publication type: News article

In a nutshell: The Canadian Patient Safety Institute, Canadian Home Care Association and Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement have launched a new pan-Canadian initiative to prevent falls in the home.

Length of publication: One page