Falls are believed to occur for between 47% – 90% of people with dementia, and such falls are a common cause of hospital admissions / re- admissions. A recent narrative review examines the effectiveness of interventions intended to improve the physical and psychological wellbeing of people with dementia who have experienced fall-related injuries. The researchers point to numerous remaining uncertainties.
Robalino, S. Nyakang’o, SB. [and] Beyer, FR. [et al] (2018). Effectiveness of interventions aimed at improving physical and psychological outcomes of fall-related injuries in people with dementia: a narrative systematic review. Systematic Reviews. February 20th 2018; 7(1): 31.