August 26, 2016

 

The Prevention of Falls Network for Dissemination (ProFouND) is an EC funded initiative dedicated to the dissemination and implementation of best practice in falls prevention across Europe. ProFouND aims to influence policy and to increase awareness of falls and innovative prevention programmes, amongst health and social care authorities, the commercial sector, NGOs and the general public. Through this work ProFouND will facilitate communities of interest and disseminate the work of the network to target groups across the EU.

Latest Resources

6 steps to prevent a fall (Greek)

The National Council on Aging has made an info-graphic about taking control of your health. This Greek leaflet...

 

Latest News
Globally, about 42 million people now have dementia, with Alzheimer's disease as the most common type of dementia. Rates of Alzheimer's disease are rising worldwide. The most important risk factors seem to be linked to diet, especially the consumption of meat, sweets, and high-fat dairy products that characterize a Western [...]
Thu, Aug 25, 2016
Source: ScienceDaily
People accessing their retirement savings are being caught out by unexpected taxes and welfare reductions, reveals research from Citizens Advice. The new figures reveal that overall 9% of people ha... [...]
Thu, Aug 25, 2016
Source: AgeUK
Special RNA molecules called long non-coding RNAs are key controllers for maintaining immune health when fighting infection or preventing inflammatory disorders. The discovery offers a potential drug target for several inflammatory disorders characterized by an abnormal lifespan in a group of white blood cells, which can lead to organ damage. [...]
Wed, Aug 24, 2016
Source: ScienceDaily





Selected News

Announcement

The ProFouND network is very sad to announce that Prof John Campbell, the developer of the Otago fall preventi...