Cost effectiveness of fall prevention programmes for older adults

Benedetto, Valerio orcid iconORCID: 0000-0002-4683-0777, Hill, James Edward orcid iconORCID: 0000-0003-1430-6927 and Harrison, Joanna orcid iconORCID: 0000-0001-8963-7240 (2022) Cost effectiveness of fall prevention programmes for older adults. British Journal of Community Nursing, 27 (11). pp. 530-533. ISSN 1462-4753

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Falls are associated with a substantial increase in risk of mortality and are the second leading cause of unintentional death worldwide. A single fall can affect all aspects of an older person's life. These broad impacts can lead to worse disability outcomes and a higher likelihood of long-term nursing home admission. There is a need to identify not just effective falls prevention interventions but also cost effectiveness.

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