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  1. Falls in older people: assessing risk and prevention (CG161)

    This guideline covers assessment of fall risk and interventions to prevent falls in people aged 65 and over. It aims to reduce the risk and incidence of falls and the associated distress, pain, injury, loss of confidence, loss of independence and mortality.

  2. Falls in older people (QS86)

    This quality standard covers prevention of falls and assessment after a fall in older people (aged 65 and over) who are living in the community or staying in hospital. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  3. Preventing falls in older people

    Everything NICE has said on assessing and preventing falls in older people in the community and in hospital, in an interactive flowchart

  4. QTUG for assessing falls risk and frailty (MIB73)

    Advice on the use of the Quantitative Timed Up and Go (QTUG) to assess mobility, falls risk and frailty during the standard Timed Up and Go (TUG) test to aid…

  5. Dudley Falls Prevention Service

    Shared learning database Organisation: Dudley Falls Prevention Service Published date: July 2019

  6. Oldham Exercise Falls Prevention Service

    delivered a tailored, evidence-based falls prevention exercise class to assist older people who have experience falls or...

  7. Osteoporosis (QS149)

    This quality standard covers managing osteoporosis in adults (aged 18 and over), including assessing risk and preventing fragility fractures. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  8. Transient loss of consciousness ('blackouts') in over 16s (CG109)

    This guideline covers assessment, diagnosis and referral for people over 16 who have had a transient loss of consciousness (TLoC; also called a blackout). It aims to improve care for people with TLoC by specifying the most effective assessments and recommending when to refer to a specialist.

  9. The percentage of patients (aged 65 years and over) with moderate or severe frailty who have been asked whether they have had a fall, about the total number of falls and about the type of falls, in the last 12 months, were found to be at risk and have been provided with advice and guidance with regard to falls prevention (in the last 12 months).

    who have been asked whether they have had a fall, about the total number of falls and about the type of falls,...