Falls are the leading cause of accidental injury-related deaths in the elderly; a fall can lead to a loss of independence, and a fear of falling. Rehabilitation programmes involving exercise have proved the most successful way to reduce the risk of falls. However, the limitations of standard care (e.g. booklets) could prevent home users from receiving the full therapeutic benefit that rehabilitation offers.
- falls prevention
Uzor, S., & Baillie, L. (2013). Exploring and designing tools to enhance falls rehabilitation in the home. In Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI'13) (pp. 1233-1242). ACM. https://doi.org/10.1145/2470654.2466159