Psychosocial issues in engaging older people with falls prevention interventions (In S.R.Nyman [Chair], The state of the art: Falls prevention in older people)

Authors: Nyman, S.R.

Conference: BSG 2009: 38th Annual Conference of the British Society of Gerontology: Culture, Diversity and Ageing

Dates: 2-4 September 2009


A review of the psychosocial factors that act as barriers and facilitators to older people’s participation in falls prevention interventions. This will include reference to the work of the Prevention of Falls Network Europe (ProFaNE) on intention to undertake strength and balance training, and a review underway of the images of old age implied in falls prevention advice.

Source: Manual

Preferred by: Samuel Nyman