PSI sessions significantly increase habitual physical activity as well as reducing falls (ProAct65+)

New research published this week shows that FaME sessions delivered by PSIs to the general older population through primary care (not high risk fallers) for 6 months, significantly increased habitual physical activity (self reported moderate physical activity) by 15 minutes a day even a year after the intervention finishes. These sessions also significantly reduced the…

PSI – Endorsed Training by Chartered Society of Physiotherapy

The CSP has developed criteria for the endorsement of post-qualifying learning opportunities for physiotherapists which are aimed at different types of programmes. The CSP has a valuable role to play in standard-setting, quality assurance and quality enhancement in the post-qualifying arena and is keen to work collaboratively with HEIs and other providers of learning opportunities…

Later Life Training collaborating on NIHR research project – ProAct65+

Dawn Skelton, Susie Dinan-Young and Bob Laventure are co-investigators on a large National Institute of Health Research Health Technology Assessment research grant. This multi-centre RCT trial in primary care (London, Nottingham and Derby) compares a community group exercise programme (FaME) with home based exercise (OEP) and with usual care for people aged 65 and over.…