Tailored education for older adult fall prevention after hospital discharge
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School of Physiotherapy and Exercise Science
The research in this thesis evaluated how tailored fall prevention education provided at hospital discharge affected older adults’ level of engagement in fall prevention strategies during the six months after hospital discharge. Secondary outcomes were levels of capability and motivation to engage in fall prevention activities after hospital discharge, and an exploration of the opportunity (barriers and enablers) experienced by older adults to engage in fall prevention activities during the six months after hospital discharge.
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