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Report reveals full cost of falls among older people

Frontline article - Posted on 16/09/2013

The cost of treating and caring for older people who are hospitalised after a fall is four times higher in the year after their fall than the cost of their original hospital admission. ...

In perspective - Language and actions both matter

Frontline article - Posted on 18/06/2013

CSP chief executive Phil Gray explains why it is important to battle against ‘bed blocking’ At the recent NHS confederation ...

Falls and fragility fractures

Page - Posted on 05/02/2013

13 February 2013 5 February 2013 Older people commonly incur ...

Welsh Government must improve reablement services for older people

Frontline article - Posted on 04/01/2013

The care system for older people in Wales needs to be overhauled, according to a report from the National Assembly’s health and social care committee. ...

Physio Findings - Shoulder pain and mind games for older people

Frontline article - Posted on 04/09/2012

Research that’s relevant to physios: Janet Wright reports on the latest clinical news Simple exercises work for shoulder pain ...

Physios publish new guidance on falls prevention

Frontline article - Posted on 03/09/2012

New guidelines could help physiotherapists to persuade commissioners to fund evidence-based measures to prevent falls among older people. ...

Assessing gait helps build up picture of risk

Frontline article - Posted on 03/09/2012

Physios should be gearing up to implement specialist gait assessment among older patients to obtain valuable clues about health and fall risk. ...

Older people back exercise classes aiming to reduce falls

News item - Posted on 28/03/2012

28 March 2012 Falls prevention exercise classes are beneficial for older people, according to a report published this week by the ...

Physiotherapy can help avoid the need of costly residential care

News item - Posted on 05/07/2011

5 July 2011 The CSP has said it will make submissions to the government’s white paper consultation following the publication of a ...

Physiotherapy works: falls and frailty

Publication - Posted on 27/05/2011

Physiotherapy reduces falls, addresses frailty and restores independence. Download our evidence-based briefing. ...

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