Reducing Falls Risk in Older People: Challenges, successes and the future. Event as iCalendar

22 February 2018

9:30am - 4:15pm

Venue: Room 732-201

Location: Tāmaki Innovation Campus, Glen Innes, Auckland

If you are a falls researcher or clinician, you may be interested in our upcoming one-day seminar.

Falls remain a significant risk to independent, successful ageing. Identifying and managing falls risk is challenging due to the multifaceted nature of falls. This seminar draws on international and national expertise to update knowledge concerning falls risk, the phenomenon of falls, strategies for management, achievementand challenges. Presentations include the neuroscience of falls (intersection between gait & cognition), the changing nature of falls, current best evidence for intervention, and national initiatives to manage falls. Download the full programme below.

 

Sponsored by: BRNZ, CBR, The University of Auckland (Distinguished Visitor Award), ACC, The Royal Society, Health quality and Safety Commission.

 

Please email your RSVP.

 

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Seminar programme
A full outline of the day's events, including speakers and topics covered. (140.3 kB, PDF)