How to reduce falls among older people in care homes
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How to reduce falls among older people in care homes

Jennifer Trueland Health journalist

A guide to action programme developed by the University of Nottingham and care home staff has proven effective in reducing falls while not reducing residents’ activity

Falls are three times more common in care home residents than people of a similar age living in the community, research shows – but a promising new programme is attempting to address this.

Nursing Older People. 34, 3, 16-18. doi: 10.7748/nop.34.3.16.s7

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