Researchers are exploring virtual reality as a tool to detect balance impairments in older people in order to prevent falls.Read more >
Posts tagged 'falls'
The Head of Health, Law and Ageing Research at Monash University has encouraged the residential aged care sector to have an open conversation about the use of physical restraints.Read more >
Under floor sensors are being trialled in residential aged care facilities to help decrease the incidence of falls.Read more >
Malnutrition and undernourishment can be a major cause of falls in older people, with reduced energy levels and low body weight leading to frailty.Read more >
A Victorian study has revealed that over 80% of premature deaths in aged care facilities are from falls.Read more >