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1. To provide an overview of the problems associated with falling in older adults.
2. To outline the strengths and weaknesses of the various screening tools used for effective evaluation of an individual’s fall risk.
3. To highlight the benefits of assessing physiological function when screening for falls risk.
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Case Studies from Age in Action
Morrison, S. (2013). Falling Down: Assessing the Risk of Falls in Older Adults. Age in Action, 28(3), 1-6.