- Clinimetric evaluation of the physical mobility scale supports clinicians and researchers in residential aged careAnna L Barker
Division of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:2140-5. 2008..To investigate the interrater agreement and the internal construct validity of the Physical Mobility Scale, a tool routinely used to assess mobility of people living in residential aged care...
- Measuring fall risk and predicting who will fall: clinimetric properties of four fall risk assessment tools for residential aged careAnna L Barker
BPhty, MPhty, The Northern Clinical Research Centre, The Northern Hospital, 185 Cooper Street, Epping, VIC 3076, Australia
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:916-24. 2009..The purpose of this prospective cohort study was to describe the clinimetric evaluation of four fall risk assessment tools (FRATs) recommended in best practice guidelines for use in residential aged care (RAC)...
- Bridging the gap between research and practice: review of a targeted hospital inpatient fall prevention programmeA Barker
The Northern Clinical Research Centre, The Northern Hospital, 185 Cooper Street, Epping, VIC 3076, Australia
Qual Saf Health Care 18:467-72. 2009..Falls among older inpatients are frequent and have negative consequences. In this study, the effectiveness of a fall prevention programme in reducing falls and fall injuries in an acute hospital was studied...