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.
Tag: falls prevention
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.
Key message: There is a lack of evidence on interventions which aim to prevent falls in people after they have had a stroke. This is in contrast to good evidence on some effective preventive measures for older people living in the community. It’s Age UK’s annual Falls Awareness Week this week, with an emphasis this […]