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Fear of falling : a matter of balance

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog117091
Author
New England Research Institutes, NERI
Call Number
V 668 1994
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
Fear of falling : a matter of balance
Alternate Title
A matter of balance : managing concerns about falls
Author
New England Research Institutes, NERI
Responsibility
produced by the Roybal Center on Applied Gerontology of the New England Research Institutes, Inc. [Waterton, MA]
Place
Chicago, IL
Publisher
Terra Nova Films [distributor]
Year Published
1994
Physical Description
1 videocassette (17 min.) ; + manual
Subjects
Accidental falls - in old age
Accident prevention - in old age
Abstract
Provides step-by-step strategies to help older adults: 1.) overcome the fear of falling and 2.) take active steps to reduce the risk of falling
Notes
With manual: A matter of balance : managing concerns about falls / Sharon Tennstedt ... [et al.] ; Boston, MA : Boston University Roybal Center Consortium, 1998
Format
Video
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
V 668 1994
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Preventing falls in the geriatric patient

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog115988
Call Number
V 523 1995
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
Preventing falls in the geriatric patient
Place
Toronto, ON
Publisher
Medical Audio Visual Communications Inc.
Year Published
1995
Physical Description
1 videocassette (22:00) : sd., col., 1/2" VHS
Subjects
Accident prevention - in old age
Accidental falls
Abstract
Discusses the most common causes of falls in the geriatric patient, as well as individualized assessment to identify the patient at risk. Explores a variety of effective interventions which can be used in caring for the patient at high risk of falling. Focuses on alternatives to physical and chemical restraints including environmental adaptations and reconditioning.
Format
Video
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
V 523 1995
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Steady as you go : fitness for preventing falls

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog117192
Call Number
V 666 1996
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
Steady as you go : fitness for preventing falls
Place
Edmonton, AB
Publisher
Capital Health, Regional Public Health
Year Published
1996
Physical Description
1 videocassette (33 min.) ; + 1 guide
Subjects
Accidental falls - in old age
Accident prevention - in old age
Abstract
This video is for seniors who are still living independently in the community, it is not a video for frail seniors. The first 10 minutes of this video involves seniors talking about their experiences of having had a fall, what they have learned from these experiences and how they have managed to build daily physical exercise into their days. Facilitated by a seniors fitness instructor and two Tai Chi teachers, the exercise routine can be used to lead a group of seniors through the exercises or it can by used by individuals at home as a daily fitness program. The exercises take about 20 minutes.
Notes
"English version"
Format
Video
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
V 666 1996
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