New Items of Interest

NARI – National Ageing Research Institute

December 14, 2022

The Falls Risk for Older People in the Community (FROP-Com and FROP-Com Screen) are tools used in the community for assessment or screening of falls risk. The FROP-Com is an assessment tool and involv...

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Webinar Empowering the muscle to prevent falls

November 10, 2022

Muscle health is of upmost importance to maintain many organ systems, and therewith to our ageing process. The lecture will highlight the pathophysiology of muscle health decline and its consequences ...

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World Falls Guidelines – Age & Ageing

September 30, 2022

‘It takes a child one year to acquire independent movement and ten years to acquire independent mobility. An old person can lose both in a day’ – Professor Bernard Isaacs (1924–1995) This ...

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Fall Awareness week – 19 – 25 sept 2022

September 9, 2022

The issue of patient deconditioning has never been more important. Accident and emergency (A&E) teams, for example, have reported increases in unplanned admissions of patients with more complex ne...

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STEADI – Older Adult Fall Prevention – CDC

August 19, 2022

Empowering Healtcare Providers to Reduce Fall Risks. As a healthcare provider, you can use CDC’s STEADI initiative to help reduce fall risk among your older patients. Learn more about STEADI and dis...

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