Study protocol for investigating the impact of community home modification services on hospital utilisation for fall injuries: a controlled longitudinal study using data linkage

20/12/2018

Source: Journal of Clinical Pathology

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Date of publication: November 2018 Volume 8, Issue 10

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This study will evaluate the effectiveness of home adaptations, both in preventing hospital admissions due to falls for older people, and improving timely discharge. Results will provide evidence for services at the interface between health and social care, informing policies seeking to promote healthy ageing through prudent healthcare and fall prevention.

 Length of publication: 8 pages

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Pain, fear of falling, and functional performance among nursing home residents: a longitudinal study

16/05/2018

Source: Western Journal of Nursing Research 

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Date of publication: 25th march 2018

 Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: The aim of this study was to analyze the impact of being pain-affected and fear of falling on functional performance among nursing home residents, longitudinally.

 Length of publication: 26 pages

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