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Your comments: 6 June 2018

Frontline article - Posted on 04/06/2018

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Physio team showcase their service with dementia awareness day

News item - Posted on 24/05/2018

24 May 2018 Physio staff in the West Midlands have marked national Dementia Action Week with an awareness-raising open day, including ...

People with dementia have high risk of falling, NIHR-backed study reveals

News item - Posted on 10/05/2018

10 May 2018 A physio-led study has revealed alarming rates of falls and fractures requiring hospitalisation in people with dementia ...

Hip fracture and the rehab postcode lottery

Frontline article - Posted on 02/03/2018

The CSP’s Hip Sprint audit reveals wide variations in amount and timeliness of rehabilitation for people with hip fracture, writes Gill Hitchcock. ...

Development and delivery of an exercise programme for falls prevention: the Prevention of Falls Injury Trial (PreFIT)

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 27/02/2018

Objective This paper describes the development and implementation of an exercise intervention to prevent falls within The Prevention of Fall Injury Trial (PreFIT), which is a large multi-centred ...

Falls: a better way?

Frontline article - Posted on 05/02/2018

Joanne Crosby is involved in a radical scheme to treat people after a fall without recourse to the ambulance service and hospital treatment. ...

A novel approach to falls classification in Parkinson’s disease: development of the Fall-Related Activity Classification (FRAC)

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 28/11/2017

Background Falls are a major problem for people with Parkinson’s disease (PD). Despite years of focused research knowledge of falls aetiology is poor. This may be partly due to classification ...

Ageing expert says exercise regimes for frail older people ‘must be prescribed and delivered with the same care as drug therapies’

News item - Posted on 23/11/2017

23 November 2017 Physiotherapists should stop ‘taking it on the chin’ by bearing the brunt of financial restraints that prevent them ...

Public Health England publishes resource pack for falls and fracture prevention

News item - Posted on 04/09/2017

4 September 2017 Public Health England has published a resource pack to accompany its Falls and fracture consensus statement: ...

Regulator reveals 250,000 falls were reported in England’s NHS last year

News item - Posted on 26/07/2017

26 July 2017 An estimated 250,000 inpatients fell in hospitals in England last year, costing trusts about £2,600 per patient, a report ...

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