April 23, 2017


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.

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Active up until old age (German)

This newspaper article in German was published in "Arzt im Ländle", a magazine for physicians in Vorarlberg br...


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As the NHS releases its Five Year Forward View, Age UK has highlighted how older people must be put at the centre of the UK's health service in order for it to be sustainable. The Five Year Forward... [...]
Fri, Mar 31, 2017
Source: AgeUK
Worrying figures revealed in Gransnet survey as the Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness launches its spotlight on older people month. More than half of users of the social networking site say they do n... [...]
Tue, Mar 21, 2017
Source: AgeUK
Over the winter period, Age UK saw a significant increase in calls to its national advice line from older people and their families seeking help. 54,000 people phoned Age UK for help and informatio... [...]
Fri, Mar 17, 2017
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Falls now commonest type of major trauma in England and Wales, report reveals

The first national report on major injury in older people has been released by the Trauma Audit & Research Net...