Physical Activity in Later Life: Further Analysis of the Allied Dunbar National Fitness Survey and the Health Education Authority Survey of Activity and Health. Skelton DA, Young A, Walker A, Hoinville E. Health Education Authority, The Stationary Office, London. 1999. Click here to download.
Interventions to prevent accidental falls among older people. Skelton DA, Todd C. World Health Organisation Health Evidence Network Document. 2004.
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Article – How can the Primary Care Team help Older People stay active and maintain independence? (2006)
How can the Primary Care Team help Older People stay active and maintain independence? Skelton DA. Update (GPs) Feb: 78-81, 2006. .This can be viewed as a PDF
Wiltshire Falls Prevention service works with PSIs and was considered a model of good practice by the DTI. Read more here.
Guidelines for Exercise Programming for the Frail Elderly have been published by the Better Ageing Collaborative based on the results of the European Commission Framework V Better Ageing Project. The project used the FaME programme as the basis of the exercise intervention and the original protocol for the FaME exercise intervention is cited. You can…
This paper by Allen et al, in Physiotherapy, describes the use of CBE leaders within a falls prevention service. Click here to read.
This article, in Nursing Older People, describes the falls services in Weymouth and Portland and the use of CBE leaders within that service. To view the article, click here.