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Final Recommendation Statement: Falls Prevention in Community-Dwelling Older Adults: Interventions

Mar 31, 2018/CPG

This guideline provides falls prevention recommendations for community-dwelling adults 65 years or older.

Preventing Falls and Reducing Injury From Falls, Fourth Edition

Aug 31, 2017/CPG

This guideline provides recommendations related to adults and the prevention of falls.

Falls in Older People: Assessing Risk and Prevention [NICE CG161]

May 31, 2013/CPG

This clinical guideline offers evidence-based advice on preventing alls in people 65 or older as well as recommendations about preventing falls in inpatients aged 50-64 who are at high risk of falls.

Falls Prevention: Recent Studies Make the Case for PT, PTA Involvement

Sep 22, 2020/News

The magnitude of falls as a public health issue is significant — but more attention to falls prevention could make a difference.

JAMA Viewpoint: The 'False Dichotomy' of Hospital Falls Prevention vs Mobility Promotion

Jun 14, 2017/Review

Programs that promote mobility with supervision "may actually help to prevent injurious falls."

Balance and Falls

Apr 9, 2020

Physical therapy can make a difference—not just in recovery, but in falls prevention.

Falls Awareness Week: An Ounce of Prevention Is Worth a Pound of Cure

Sep 22, 2019/Article

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, emergency departments treat 3 million older adults for falls each year. More than 800,000 patients are hospitalized after a fall, approximately 20% of falls result in serious injuries, and falls are the second leading cause of accidental or

5 Ways to Get Ready for Falls Prevention Awareness Day

Sep 17, 2019/News

An estimated 1 in 4 adults 65 and older experiences a fall each year, and according to a recent study, falls-related deaths among adults 75 and older are on the rise, all of which makes falls prevention more relevant than ever. With Falls Prevention Awareness Day coming September 23, now is a great time

APTA Suggests: More on Balance and Falls

Sep 20, 2019/Article

Here are some APTA-recommended resources that can help you gain a deeper understanding of the impact of falls on our health system, and what can be done to reduce falls risk.

Ready for Falls Prevention Awareness Day?

Sep 11, 2017/News

Here's a quick take on just some of the falls-related resources available from APTA.

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Nov 30, 2019/Academic Journal

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