Presentations that examine the issue of falls in the community setting.

Can a fear of falling make you unstable on your feet?

A/Prof. Kim Delbaere, Principal Research Scientist
Falls, Balance and Injury Research Centre, NeuRA

Physical activity
for healthy ageing

A/Prof. Anne Tiedemann, Principal Research Fellow, Institute for Musculoskeletal Health, Sydney School of Public Health

Frailty: recognising the signs and managing the issues

Susan Kurrle Geriatrician, Hornsby Ku-ring-gai and Eurobodalla Health Services Director, NHMRC Cognitive Decline Partnership Centre Curran Professor in Health Care of Older People Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney

The Ironbark Trial: a cluster randomised control trial of a fall prevention program for older Aboriginal people

Ms Sallie Cairnduff, Senior Project Manager, The George Institute for Global Health, UNSW Sydney

Safely improving mobility in high risk groups: results of the RESTORE and AMOUNT Trials

Professor Cathie Sherrington,Head, Ageing and Physical Disability Program, Musculoskeletal Health Sydney, School of Public Health, The University of Sydney

Community programs and minimising frailty in older people

Mr Theeban Rubasingham & Mr Ahilan St George, Directors & Co-Founders, Vitality Club

Community programs utilising Commonwealth funding

Ms Kim Nicholson, Physiotherapist, Anglicare

Delivering an exercise-based falls prevention program to people aged 50+ with vision impairment

Ms Lisa Dillon & Ms Metaxia Tsoukatos, Orientation and Mobility Specialists, Guide Dogs NSW/ACT

Falls – not a normal part of ageing: building sustainability into strength and balance programs

Ms Anne Kalra, Team Leader, Health and Wellbeing Independent Living, Uniting Retirement Villages NSW & ACT

BEST at Home (Balance, Exercise, Strength, Training)

Ms Amanda Bates, BEST at Home Program Manager, Health promotion, Illawarra Shoalhaven LHD

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Adapting falls prevention education for the local Aboriginal Community

Ms Mary-Anne DeNavi, Healthy Ageing program, Prince of Wales Community Health, SESLHD

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Alcohol and older people

Ellen Panaretos, Senior Community Development Officer, Alcohol and Drug Foundation

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BEST at Home, Balance, Exercise, Strength, Training

Ms Amanda Bates, BEST at Home Program Manager, Health promotion, illawarra Shoalhaven LHD

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Can fear of falling make you unstable on your feet?

Presentation by Kim Delbaere, NSW Falls Prevention Network Forum, Sydney, 19 May 2017

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Capturing Falls In Community Dwellings: Middle-Aged And Older Adults with Severe and Enduring Mental Health Challenges

Falls Prevention in Mental Health – Improving outcomes for younger consumers by raising awareness

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