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What it measures:

The 4-item Falls Risk Assessment Tool (FRAT) is a popular, moderately predictive, reliable and brief method of screening fall risk in subacute and residential aged care (Stapleton et al, 2009).

Target Population:

Subacute and residential older adults at risk for falls

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