June 27, 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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AbstractBackgroundmoving into long-term institutional care is a significant life event for any individual. Predictors of institutional care admission from community-dwellers and people with dementia have been described, but those from the acute hospital setting have not been systematically reviewed. Our aim was to establish predictive factors for discharge to institutional [...]
Thu, Apr 20, 2017
Source: Age and Ageing, Oxford Journal
AbstractBackgroundthe number of people requiring care home support is projected to rise in future years, but little information is available on the needs of new care home residents.Objectiveto measure the health and functioning of people moving into care homes and how they have changed between 2002 and 2015.SettingEnglish Longitudinal Study [...]
Mon, Apr 10, 2017
Source: Age and Ageing, Oxford Journal





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