Feasibility and acceptability of Otago Exercise Programme and Prevention of Falls for Adults with Intellectual Disability: a multiple case study design

22/08/2019

Source: International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation

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Date of publication: Vol. 26 Iss. 6, 22 June 2019

 Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Many people with intellectual disability fall frequently. Understanding fall prevention intervention characteristics will assist efficacy trials to target appropriate people. An exploration of two exercise-based fall prevention interventions is reported, focusing on viability and acceptability.

 Length of publication: 15 pages

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Shriver Center studying falls prevention in people with intellectual, developmental disabilities

14/08/2015

Source: UMASS

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Date of publication: 7th July 2015

Publication type: News article

In a nutshell: The Shriver Center, a unit of UMass Medical School’s Commonwealth Medicine division, partnered with an outpatient rehabilitation provider, Visiting Rehab Services, to determine whether customizing care plans for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities will reduce their risk of falling.

Length of publication: One page

 

 


Obstacle course training can improve mobility and prevent falls in people with intellectual disabilities.

14/05/2014

Source: Journal of Intellectual Disability Research

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Date of publication: May 2014 58(5) pps 485 -492

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell:  A study to evaluate whether obstacle course training can improve mobility and prevent falls in people with intellectual disabilities.

Length of publication: 7 pages

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Falls in older persons with intellectual disabilities

13/12/2013

Source: Journal of Intellectual Disability Research

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Date of publication: 1st December 2013

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This study investigates the fall rate, circumstances and fall  consequences of older people with intellectual disabilities.

Length of publication: 12 pages