Cochrane Co-ordinating Editor and review author Helen Handoll talks about new evidence that exercise prevents falls in older people and what it might mean for her mother and others like her.
In this blog for nurses, Helen Cowan reflects on the latest Cochrane evidence on falls preventions in care homes and hospitals and reflects in the context of her practice.
Fear of falling - can exercise help?
Let snow be the only thing that falls!
Key message: There is a lack of evidence on interventions which aim to prevent falls in people after they...
What do we know about preventing falls in older people in hospitals and care homes?
The second review, from the Cochrane Bone, Joint and Muscle Trauma Group, looked at falls prevention interventions for people...