A key focus for the health of older Australians is the prevention of falls, which is the leading cause of deaths from injury for those aged 65 or over. But what if the risk of falls could be assessed and predicted?
A group of researchers, lead by Kim van Schooten, conducted an observational analysis among community/low-level care facilities across Australia. The aim was to determine whether impairments across cognitive and affective domains, provide additional information to sensorimotor deficits for falls prediction among various populations.
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