An impact evaluation of a falls prevention program among older people.

@article{Deery2000AnIE,
  title={An impact evaluation of a falls prevention program among older people.},
  author={Hamish A. Deery and Lesley M Day and Brian N. Fildes},
  journal={Accident; analysis and prevention},
  year={2000},
  volume={32 3},
  pages={427-33}
}
The aim of this evaluation study was to assess the impact of peer-presented education sessions on the falls-related attitude, knowledge and behaviour of older people. The evaluation was undertaken on the Bellarine Peninsula in Victoria, Australia, and adopted a non-randomised pre-test post-test design. Baseline, 3 and 12 months follow-up data were collected for 107 individuals who attended the education sessions and 116 controls, matched by age range and sex. The groups were not strictly… CONTINUE READING

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