The impact of a fall detection system on older adult's intrinsic factors


Background: Falls are a leading cause of mortality and morbidity amongst the older adult population. Falls are multidimensional and have no single cause. They are the result of an interaction with the person’s intrinsic... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Mary-Rose Mulry (National University of Ireland, Galway)
  2. Agnes Shiel (School of Occupational Therapy, National University of Ireland, Galway, University Road, Galway,)
  3. Pauline Meskell (National University of Ireland, Galway)
  4. Adeline Cooney (National University of Ireland, Galway)
  5. Joan Manuel Moreno (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya)
  6. Joan Cabestany (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya)
  7. Albert Sama (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya)
  8. Carlos Perez (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya)
  9. Andreu Catala (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya)
  10. Esther Nunez (Hospital Clínic Universitari)
  11. Montse Nunez (Hospital Clínic Universitari)
  12. Roberta Annicchiarico (Santa Lucia Foundation, Rome)
  13. Alessia Federici (Santa Lucia Foundation, Rome)
  14. Gearoid O'Laighin (National University of Ireland, Galway)
  15. Leo Quinlan (National University of Ireland, Galway)

Topic Areas

Education / Research / Professional Challenges , New and innovative intervention , ICT , Evidence based practice , Multiprofessional issues in practice, research and education


OS - 4C » Technology and Health Promotion (11:30 - Friday, 17th June, Anderson Theatre)