2006 Events

  • 2nd Australian Falls Prevention Conference
  • SESIAHS Falls Forum
  • NSW Falls Injury Prevention Network Meeting

2nd Australian Falls Prevention Conference

The 2nd Australian Falls Prevention Conference was held between 5-7 November 2006

Plenary presentations

  • Dr Clare Roberston ‘Falls prevention strategies for people with visual impairments’ – PDF ~360kb
  • Dr Jacqui Close ‘Falls prevention strategies for people with cognitive impairments’ – PDF ~882kb
  • A/Prof Stephen Lord ‘Exercise for preventing falls: a systematic review’ – PDF ~558kb
  • A/Prof Keith Hill ‘Don’t wait til the horse has bolted – early interventions’ – PDF ~2.55mb

SESIAHS Falls Forum

The SESIAHS Falls Forum was held on 14th September 2006.

  • Lorraine Lovitt ‘Managing and Preventing falls in NSW’ – PDF ~308kb
  • Dr Jacqui Close ‘National and International Research Priorities’ – PDF ~298kb
  • Megan Swann ‘Stepping On Program’ – PDF ~109kb
  • Michelle Kershaw ‘Falls in the Community’ – PDF ~60kb
  • Polly Price ‘Falls Prevention Planning in Health promotion’ – PDF ~40kb
  • Kim Brookes ‘Team building with Nurses and Volunteers’ – PDF ~427kb
  • Christine Quinn and Gay Sykes ‘Southern Hospitals Network Falls Prevention Initiatives’ – PDF ~431kb
  • Lorraine Poulos ‘Falls prevention in Residential Aged Care’ – PDF ~221kb
  • Liz Mason ‘Neurosurgical Falls prevention Program – The Challenge of Sustainability’ – PPT ~329kb

NSW Falls Injury Prevention Network Meeting

The NSW Falls Injury Prevention Network Meeting was held on May 25, 2006

  • A/ Prof Stephen Lord ‘Preventing falls and harm from falls in older people: Best practice Guidelines for Australian Hospitals and Residential Aged Care’. – PDF ~844kb
  • Dr Jacqueline Close ‘Research into practice- the challenges faced in the real world’. – PDF ~821kb
  • Ms Lorraine Lovitt ‘NSW Management Policy to reduce fall injury among older people’. – PDF ~246kb
  • Ms Jennie Yaxley ‘Translation of research into practice: A community outreach and assessment program’. The results presented in this presentation are preliminary only. (Erratum: substitute the attached slide for slide 13 in the presentation.) – PDF ~26kb
  • Ms Mandy Harden ‘Effectiveness of a multifactorial, evidence-based approach to Falls reduction in Residential Aged Care facilities. – PDF ~1.20mb
  • Ms Nicole Nathan ‘Outcomes of the Rural Falls Injury Prevention Program’. – PDF ~420kb
  • Network Meeting Evaluation Report – PDF 66~kb

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