Effects of a one-year home-based case management intervention on falls in older people: A randomized controlled trial

Ulrika Olsson Möller, Jimmie Kristensson, Patrik Midlöv, Charlotte Ekdahl, Ulf Jakobsson

Forskningsoutput: TidskriftsbidragArtikelPeer review

19 Citeringar (Scopus)

Sammanfattning

To investigate the effects of a home-based one-year case management intervention in older people with functional dependency and repeated contact with the health care services on self-reported falls and self-reported injurious falls. Methods: The study was a randomized controlled trial with repeated follow-ups. The sample (n = 153) was consecutively and randomly assigned to the intervention group (n = 80, mean age = 81.4 [SD 5.9]) or control group (n = 73, mean age = 81.6 [SD 6.8]). The intervention group received a case management intervention which comprised monthly home visits during 12 months by nurses and physiotherapists employing a multifactorial preventive approach. Results: In the intervention group, 96 falls occurred during the intervention period compared with 85 falls in the control group (p = .900). There were 40 and 38 injurious falls (p = .669) in the intervention and control groups, respectively. Conclusions: This home-based case management intervention was not able to prevent falls or injurious falls.

OriginalspråkEngelska
Sidor (från-till)457-464
Antal sidor8
TidskriftJournal of Aging and Physical Activity
Volym22
Nummer4
DOI
StatusPublicerad - 2014-okt.-01
Externt publiceradJa

Nationell ämneskategori

  • Gerontologi, medicinsk/hälsovetenskaplig inriktning (30502)

Fingeravtryck

Fördjupa i forskningsämnen för ”Effects of a one-year home-based case management intervention on falls in older people: A randomized controlled trial”. Tillsammans bildar de ett unikt fingeravtryck.

Citera det här