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2004/048 New guidelines for the NHS on the assessment and prevention of falls in older people

The National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) and the National Collaborating Centre for Nursing and Supportive Care (NCC NSC) based at the Royal College of Nursing have today issued a clinical guideline for the NHS in England and Wales on the assessment and prevention of falls in older people. The guideline makes recommendations about the care of older people in the community or extended care who have either suffered a fall or who are considered at risk of falling.

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