LLT are working with Clare Draper and Trish Cowie from Wiltshire Council to ensure the best outcome measures are used in practice. They will help in the auditing of the project to see the effect of EfS delivered classes on function and quality of life in Stroke survivors discharged from rehabilitation.
In 2009, the Department of Health published its prevention package. The suite of downloadable prevention package resources below is designed to support PCTs, SHAs and Local Authorities in prioritising and effectively commissioning services that support the health, well-being and independence of older people. Each resource may be read as a stand-alone document or as part…
In 2008, Sherrington et al published a systematic review of over 100 exercise programmes to prevent falls. In a nutshell, they found that successful intervention had to have 3 things in place: a dose of over 50 hours highly challenging balance training (narrowing base of support, reducing holding support, dynamic as well as static balance…
Cochrane Review: Interventions for post-stroke fatigue
McGeough et al. 2009
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McGeough et al Cochrane fatigue in stroke 2009 Summary to download Summary
Cochrane Review: Circuit class therapy for improving mobility after stroke
English et al. 2010
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Click here to download the Summary
EfS – Association of Activity Limitations and Lower-Limb Explosive Extensor Power in Ambulatory People With Stroke 2008
Association of Activity Limitations and Lower-Limb Explosive Extensor Power in Ambulatory People With Stroke
Saunders et al. Arch Phys Med. 2008.
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Stathi et al. published in 2007, in the Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, a qualitative review of older peoples views of classes delivered in their nursing homes by PSIs. Click here to view the paper.