Research Paper | Biomedical Sciences | India | Volume 6 Issue 6, June 2017
Study to Prevent Falls in Elderly People by Adhering to the Modifications Done in the Old Age Home
Mohammed Faris KT | Jay Vijay Sonawane 
Abstract: Aim To prevent falls in elderly people by adhering to the modifications done in the old age home. Objectives To evaluate the needed modifications in old age home and to assess or evaluate the effectiveness of modifications in preventing falls in elderly people. Procedure A sample size of 25 elder persons was included in this study. And evaluate the needed modification in the old age home by identifying which components are more concerned about falls. Then intervention given by adhering to the modifications has done in the old age home. Pre-test and post-test was conducted using the falls efficacy scale international. Result The statistical analysis after putting to test with the paired t tests showed significant change over the fear of falls in elder people by doing home modifications in all 25 subjects. Conclusion Adhering to home modifications makes effective reduction in fear of falls and preventing falls among elderly people.
Keywords: Elderly Persons, Home Modification, Fear of Falls, Fall, and Occupational Therapy
Edition: Volume 6 Issue 6, June 2017,
Pages: 1645 - 1649
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Mohammed Faris KT, Jay Vijay Sonawane, "Study to Prevent Falls in Elderly People by Adhering to the Modifications Done in the Old Age Home", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20174626, Volume 6 Issue 6, June 2017, 1645 - 1649, #ijsrnet
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