Poster Session  |   November 2018
An Interdisciplinary Falls Screening and Educational Event for Community-Dwelling Older Adults
Author Affiliations
  • Midwestern University
Article Information
Geriatrics/Productive Aging / Translational Research
Poster Session   |   November 2018
An Interdisciplinary Falls Screening and Educational Event for Community-Dwelling Older Adults
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211520328p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO7033
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211520328p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO7033
Abstract

Date Presented 4/21/2018

This study investigated the value and impact of an interdisciplinary falls screening and educational event for older adults living in the community. Results indicate that the participants felt this event improved their knowledge regarding falls and their confidence in being able to prevent falls.

Primary Author and Speaker: Lisa Knecht-Sabres

Additional Authors and Speakers: Minetta Wallingford, Susanne Higgins, Timothy Hanke, Michelle Lee, Teresa Elliot-Burke, Jennifer Mazan, Kimberly Huntington-Alfano, Maria Doelman, Thomas Dillon, Lisa Palmisano

Contributing Authors: Naureen Haroon, Stephanie Buerger