Let snow be all that falls!
There’s evidence about more things that can help prevent falls in older people living in the community too and you can read a summary, or listen to a podcast, from the link below.
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Gillespie LD, Robertson M, Gillespie WJ, Sherrington C, Gates S, Clemson LM, Lamb SE. Interventions for preventing falls in older people living in the community. Cochrane Database of In systematic reviews we search for and summarize studies that answer a specific research question (e.g. is paracetamol effective and safe for treating back pain?). The studies are identified, assessed, and summarized by using a systematic and predefined approach. They inform recommendations for healthcare and research. 2013, Issue 9. Art. No.: CD007146. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007146.pub3 – See more at: http://summaries.cochrane.org/CD007146/MUSKINJ_interventions-for-preventing-falls-in-older-people-living-in-the-community#sthash.DzWQNBHE.dpuf