Wiltshire Falls Prevention service works with PSIs and was considered a model of good practice by the DTI. Read more here.
Guidelines for Exercise Programming for the Frail Elderly have been published by the Better Ageing Collaborative based on the results of the European Commission Framework V Better Ageing Project. The project used the FaME programme as the basis of the exercise intervention and the original protocol for the FaME exercise intervention is cited. You can…
This paper by Allen et al, in Physiotherapy, describes the use of CBE leaders within a falls prevention service. Click here to read.
This article, in Nursing Older People, describes the falls services in Weymouth and Portland and the use of CBE leaders within that service. To view the article, click here.
In 2004, the National Institute of Clinical Excellence published its guidance on falls prevention. Part of the guidance included evidence based exercise opportunities for people with a history of falls.
The American Senior Fitness Association is proud to have been one of the original coalition members that developed the American National Standards for Preparing Senior Fitness Instructors* and to be a recognized supporting organization of the following international guidelines.
Susie Dinan worked alongside other contibutors to produce these guidelines. Click here to view the guidelines.
Exercise and Falls Prevention – Review by Skelton in CME:Geriatric Medicine, 2007. Click here to view.
Exercise and Injury Prevention- Skelton and Beyer 2001, published in the Scandinavian Journal of Sports Medicine. Click here to view.
Petersen and Clemson write a review of the role of Occupational Therapy in falls prevention, published in OT Practice 2008. Click here to view.