A simple modification of the common wheelie bin could prevent elderly people from suffering painful hand injuries, according to a review by doctors.
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More than eighty per cent of older people admitted to hospital return home once they are discharged, a new AIHW report finds. Meanwhile, aged care residents are more than twice as likely as other older Australians to be admitted because of a fall.
The number of older Australians hospitalised due to a fall has increased by more than 5000 in a single year driven by an ageing population, according to new statistics released from AIHW.
Two new falls-related reports have just been released: one shows that the number of older people hospitalised after a fall has increased, and the other suggests a link between falling and depression.