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Bids for hosting the 2025 ANZFPS conference – OPEN

The bids for hosting the 2025 biennial conference of the Australian and New Zealand Falls Prevention Society (ANZFPS) are now open. In accordance with bylaws, if you attended the ANZFPS conference online in 2021 you are deemed a member of ANZFPS and are eligible to make a bid. If you wish to do so, send your bid to the ANZFPS Secretary, Dr Anna Hatton, at a.hatton1@uq.edu.au.

The call will close on 16th December 2022. The ANZFPS Executive Council will consider each bid based on merit and announce the successful host in an email to our members and on the ANZFPS website in the New Year.

For more information on the bid process, please email the ANZFPS Secretary, Dr Anna Hatton at a.hatton1@uq.edu.au or the ANZFPS President, Professor Kim Delbaere at k.delbaere@neura.edu.au.

World Guidelines for Falls Prevention

The “World Guidelines for Falls Prevention and Management for Older Adults: A Global Initiative” have just been published in Age & Ageing. The guidelines consist of a set of evidence- and expert consensus-based falls prevention and management recommendations applicable to older adults for use by healthcare and other professionals. 

Check out this link to access the article:  

https://academic.oup.com/ageing/article/51/9/afac205/6730755

Seminar 1 from the Centre of Research Excellence in the Prevention of Fall-related Injuries (CRE-PFI)

Wednesday 16th March 2022 (12pm-1pm Sydney time).

Professor Terry Haines, Monash University
“The Stepped-Wedge, Cluster-Randomized Trial: Enabling Change while Generating Evidence”

Zoom link (12-1pm) https://uni-sydney.zoom.us/j/89843309774

Prof Terry Haines, CRE Chief Investigator
Head of School, School of Primary and Allied Health Care at Monash University. This follows his previous appointment as Director of Monash Health & Monash University Allied Health Research Unit, Monash Health. He has pursued work in the areas of falls prevention, implementation science and translation of evidence into policy and practice.
http:// https://www.monash.edu/medicine/spahc/about-us/school-staff/thaines