The rate of injuries caused by falls among older Australians has increased over the last decade, a report shows.
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Preliminary results of a study into reducing falls in people with dementia have left researchers disappointed.
There needs to be greater awareness within general practice and other primary health care services about how to prevent falls among seniors, an expert will tell an international conference on aged care and ageing in Sydney tomorrow.
Australian researchers are working with health and aged care providers to trial a program to support and empower people with dementia and their carers, write Dr Kate Laver and Professor Lindy Clemson.
One in five prescriptions to seniors ‘inappropriate’; survey confirms isolation of dementia; thinking yourself healthy in older age; getting creative with falls prevention; collaborative study on dementia pain management underway; flexible work options for older workers needed.