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Frontline article - Posted on 10/02/2017

A physio is playing a central role in a multidisciplinary team with a remit to cut the number of frail older patients who are admitted to a Portsmouth hospital, as Andrew Cole discovered. ...

All health professionals must help prevent falls, says NICE

News item - Posted on 31/01/2017

31 January 2017 Older people should be asked about falls when they have routine assessments and reviews with health and social care ...

Physio findings: Parkinson’s dancers step out safely

Frontline article - Posted on 02/12/2016

In our regular round up of research Janet Wright looks at evidence for people with Parkinson’s, who can improve many of their symptoms by dancing, and physiotherapy editor Michele Harms highlights the ...

CSP says members should make their mark on falls initiative

News item - Posted on 19/10/2016

19 October 2016 The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) has named 10 local authority teams that it will work with on ...

Members make a huge turn-out for Older People’s Day

News item - Posted on 04/10/2016

4 October 2016 Hundreds of CSP members have promoted the role of physiotherapy in keeping older people healthy and independent, by ...

3 minutes with Hannah Young

Frontline article - Posted on 30/09/2016

For the next three and a half years, Hannah Young will be working on a part-time basis on a National Institute for Health Research fellowship. ...

Physio findings: Cochrane sifts evidence for acupuncture

Frontline article - Posted on 16/09/2016

In our regular round-up on research Janet Wright looks at how Cochrane sifts evidence for acupuncture and how virtual reality keeps older people on their feet. ...

Community falls service produces ‘significant’ improvements in patients

News item - Posted on 16/08/2016

16 August 2016 Physiotherapist Judith Cohen has said that clinical outcome measures showed her west London falls service had ...

CSP invites members’ comments on NICE falls and community engagement consultations

News item - Posted on 29/07/2016

29 July 2016 Physiotherapists should be asking older people about falls whenever they have routine reviews or health checks, as well ...

Falls screening and assessment tools used in acute mental health settings: a review of policies in England and Wales

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 26/05/2016

Objectives There is an urgent need to improve the care of older people at risk of falls or who experience falls in mental health settings. The aims of this study were to evaluate the individual falls ...

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