Physiotherapy works: falls - a community approach
Multifactorial falls risk assessment reduces falls by 24% and should be offered to all older people who have fallen or are at risk of falls.
Harrogate frailty physio is to join Yorkshire and Humber leaders programme
Physiotherapist Laura Proctor will take a year’s break from her post at Harrogate district hospital this summer to join Yorkshire and Humber Improvement Academy’s future leaders programme.
National Institute for Health Research calls for more research into frailty care
New research indicates little difference in the cost or functional outcomes between older people’s rehab schemes in hospitals, care homes or a person’s own home.
Ageing expert says exercise regimes for frail older people ‘must be prescribed and delivered with the same care as drug therapies’
Physiotherapists should stop ‘taking it on the chin’ by bearing the brunt of financial restraints that prevent them from delivering effective interventions to improve the lives and confidence of frail older people.
Sell-out crowds mark successful collaboration between physiotherapists and British Geriatric Society
The British Geriatric Society (BGS) devoted part of its 70th anniversary conference to a co-production with Agile – the CSP’s professional network for physiotherapists working with older people.
ER-WCPT: Physios have the ‘golden bullet’ to fight frailty, say researchers
Physical therapists will increasingly need to tackle the ‘complex phenomenon’ of frailty, according to the work of leading researchers from across Europe.
3 minutes with Sophie Wallington, crisis response team
The advanced physiotherapy practitioner grabbed the opportunity to step outside her comfort zone and join an innovative crisis response team in the
Strength training in physical therapy