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REVEALED: Physiotherapy boost could 'prevent hundreds of deaths' following hip fractures

The model, based on demographic data and the latest research, which shows led by physio impact prevention services fall could have in all areas of the UK.

For example, providing access to one of these services to all courts at risk in Bristol prevent falls and 816 save £ 1.3 million.

A third of people who suffer a hip fracture die within a year and falls are the leading cause of death related to an accident in the elderly.

In addition to the human cost, it falls on account of £ 1.7 billion NHS budget each year, according to the PSC.

surgery is usually the only treatment option for hip fractures.

NICE Surveillance of Health recommends that a person with a hip fracture should undergo an operation on the day they are admitted to the hospital or the day after being admitted. Experts also say the best chance you have to recover from the surgery is to be mobile as soon as possible.

Falls prevention services focus on improving a person’s strength, balance and coordination, as well as identifying potential risk factors.

model demonstrates the NHS back £ 4 for every £ 1 you spend on preventing falls

Catherine Pope, chairman of the CSP, said :. “Falls cause misery every year, but many are avoidable and is so important for us to see them as an inevitable part of aging move.

” Our model shows the important prevention services impact they can have what is essential that access to them is made available to anyone at risk of a fall. “

encouraging, however, new figures show that people in the age group of 45-65 are taking steps to reduce their risk of falling as they age.

About 53 percent of people in that age range surveyed for the CSP said they meet the guidelines of weekly activity at least every two weeks -. with 36 percent saying they did every week

One in five – 21 percent – they said they never reached the target of 150 minutes of moderate-intensity activity, plus two building sessions a week

Fundamentally, this group of people are also willing to having important conversations. with parents and other elderly relatives on a number of health issues.

about 54 percent said they would be likely to discuss falls, while 51 percent would cover the care needs and raise half hearing loss.

More than a third – 37 percent -. discuss driving, while 29 percent would pose problems of continence

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