Award for Cwm Taf therapists who share skills to help people out of A&E
A project in which health and care professionals share their skills to help older people get home safely from A&E has won an NHS Wales award.
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Development and delivery of an exercise programme for falls prevention: the Prevention of Falls Injury Trial (PreFIT)
Food for thought
Physio staff are well placed to spot when older patients are malnourished, says Kate Bennett.
Falls: a better way?
Joanne Crosby is involved in a radical scheme to treat people after a fall without recourse to the ambulance service and hospital treatment.
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.
Show your support for older people’s care
Add your name to a petition to boost older people’s social care funding, says Caroline Abrahams.
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.
Clinical update: preventing falls in hospital
Inpatient physiotherapists can play a crucial role in preventing falls in older people, says Louise McGregor.