Exploration of Fall Risk in Regional Australia

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Abstract

Falling continues to be a significant public health issue. This mixed method research aimed to enhance understanding of the contextual factors that influence fall risk in older people in regional Australia. Findings highlighted the complex interplay between factors that impact upon current identification and management of older people at risk of fall related injury. Arising from this research was an holistic model of care that involves the range of stakeholders empowering and supporting older people to maintain safe independence as they age.
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • Charles Sturt University
Supervisors/Advisors
  • Coyle, Julia, Co-Supervisor
  • Pope, Rod, Co-Supervisor
Award date21 Mar 2016
Place of PublicationAustralia
Publisher
Publication statusPublished - 2016

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  • Activities

    • 1 Thesis Examination

    Examiner: Exploration of fall risk in regional Australia - K. Robson

    Rylee Dionigi (Supervisor)

    2016

    Activity: Supervision/Examination/MentoringThesis Examination

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