A feasibility study to prevent falls in older people who are sight impaired: the VIP2UK randomised controlled trial

Heather Waterman, Claire Ballinger, Caroline Brundle, Sebastien Chastin, Heather Gage, Robert Harper, David Henson, Bob Laventure, Lisa McEvoy, Mark Pilling, Nicky Olleveant, Dawn A. Skelton, Penelope Stanford, Chris Todd

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Abstract

Published evaluations of successful interventions to prevent falls in people with sight impairment (SI) are limited. The aim of this feasibility study is to optimise the design and investigation of home safety (HS) and home exercise (HE) programmes to prevent falls in older people with SI.
Original languageEnglish
Article number464
JournalTrials
Volume17
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 26 Sep 2016

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Keywords

  • fall prevention
  • sight impairement
  • randomised controlled trial

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Waterman, Heather ; Ballinger, Claire ; Brundle, Caroline ; Chastin, Sebastien ; Gage, Heather ; Harper, Robert ; Henson, David ; Laventure, Bob ; McEvoy, Lisa ; Pilling, Mark ; Olleveant, Nicky ; Skelton, Dawn A. ; Stanford, Penelope ; Todd, Chris. / A feasibility study to prevent falls in older people who are sight impaired: the VIP2UK randomised controlled trial. In: Trials. 2016 ; Vol. 17, No. 1.
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A feasibility study to prevent falls in older people who are sight impaired: the VIP2UK randomised controlled trial. / Waterman, Heather; Ballinger, Claire; Brundle, Caroline; Chastin, Sebastien; Gage, Heather; Harper, Robert; Henson, David; Laventure, Bob; McEvoy, Lisa; Pilling, Mark; Olleveant, Nicky; Skelton, Dawn A.; Stanford, Penelope; Todd, Chris.

In: Trials, Vol. 17, No. 1, 464, 26.09.2016.

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