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Interventions for preventing falls in older people living in the community.
BACKGROUND Approximately 30% of people over 65 years of age living in the community fall each year. This is an update of a Cochrane review first published in 2009. OBJECTIVES To assess the effectsExpand
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The Effectiveness of a Community‐Based Program for Reducing the Incidence of Falls in the Elderly: A Randomized Trial
Objectives: To test whether Stepping On, a multifaceted community‐based program using a small‐group learning environment, is effective in reducing falls in at‐risk people living at home.
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Integration of balance and strength training into daily life activity to reduce rate of falls in older people (the LiFE study): randomised parallel trial
Objectives To determine whether a lifestyle integrated approach to balance and strength training is effective in reducing the rate of falls in older, high risk people living at home. Design ThreeExpand
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Exercise for preventing falls in older people living in the community.
BACKGROUND At least one-third of community-dwelling people over 65 years of age fall each year. Exercises that target balance, gait and muscle strength have been found to prevent falls in theseExpand
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Adherence to occupational therapist recommendations for home modifications for falls prevention.
OBJECTIVE This study examined adherence to home modification recommendations made by an occupational therapist and attempted to identify predictors of adherence. METHOD An experienced occupationalExpand
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Multifactorial and multiple component interventions for preventing falls in older people living in the community.
BACKGROUND Falls and fall-related injuries are common, particularly in those aged over 65, with around one-third of older people living in the community falling at least once a year. Falls preventionExpand
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A feasibility study and pilot randomised trial of a tailored prevention program to reduce falls in older people with mild dementia
BackgroundPeople with dementia have a disproportionately high rate of falls and fractures and poorer outcomes, yet there is currently no evidence to guide falls prevention in this population.MethodsAExpand
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Environmental Interventions to Prevent Falls in Community-Dwelling Older People
Objective: This study seeks to determine the efficacy of environmental interventions in reducing falls in community-dwelling older people. Method: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomizedExpand
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Predicting fitness to drive in people with cognitive impairments by using DriveSafe and DriveAware.
OBJECTIVES To examine the psychometric properties of DriveSafe and DriveAware and their predictive validity. DESIGN Prospective study compared screening tests with criterion standard. SETTING TwoExpand
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LiFE Pilot Study: A randomised trial of balance and strength training embedded in daily life activity to reduce falls in older adults.
BACKGROUND Exercise as a falls prevention strategy is more complex with people at risk than with the general population. The Lifestyle approach to reducing Falls through Exercise (LiFE) involvesExpand
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