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This presentation addresses key issues in fall prevention in older adults for occupational therapists and physical therapists. It explores the main etiological factors of falls, evidence-based assessments and treatment interventions, and the role of interdisciplinary team members in addressing falls.
Occupational Therapy Association of California Annual Conference
Medical Subject Headings
Occupational Therapy, Accidental Falls, Etiology, Risk Factors, Adults, Aged
This video presentation covers risk factors important to fall prevention in older adults. In addition to discussing the etiology of falls, the presentation outlines evidence-based assessments and treatments. Finally it briefly addresses the role of interdisciplinary team members in the prevention of falls.
Sullivan, Beth, "Fall Prevention in Older Adults: Evidence and Key Indicators in the Promotion of Fall Prevention" (2020). Occupational Therapy Collection. 18.
Retrieved from https://soar.usa.edu/ot/18
Fall Prevention in Older Adults - Slideset
Sullivan - 2020 - Fall Prevention in Older Adults - Script.docx (57 kB)
Fall Prevention in Older Adults - Script