The festival, themed “People, Partners and Purpose 2020 & Beyond”, provides an opportunity for health professionals and other staff across all settings, managers, educators, policy makers, and others with an interest in reducing the risk of falling among older people to enjoy sharing the latest ideas and innovative approaches in practice, research and falls prevention at the GrassRoots level. The festival focus is to support the broad falls prevention community to access current research, practice innovations, cutting edge work in falls prevention and management and other exciting GrassRoots falls prevention initiatives that are happening in Australia and overseas. The program will feature presentations from across the residential aged care, hospital and community settings.
Members are invited to attend the ANZFPS Annual General Meeting, Tuesday 20 November, 12.30pm – 1.15pm in the Grand Ballroom, Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart.
The Conversation recently published an important message on exercise for older people. Read it here.
Download the updated Hobart Conference program here.
Channel 7 News recently featured NeuRA research on ladder fall risk. Watch here.
Recent Channel 9 news story on falls; the evidence and an older person’s perspective (feat. our Society President).
26-28 November 2018
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Coogee, Sydney Australia
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8th Biennial Australia and New Zealand Falls Prevention Conference
to be held in 18-20 November 2018, Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania
PD-SAFE multi-centre RCT: protocol, results and clinical implications
PD-SAFE is a physiotherapist-delivered, individually tailored, progressive home-based intervention for fall prevention in people with Parkinson’s disease.
Presented by Professor Ann Ashburn University of Southampton, United Kingdom
30 November, 10:30am – 12 Noon
Level 10 North, King George V Building
Missenden Rd Camperdown 2050
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