Lindy Clemson

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Publications

  1. pmc A feasibility study and pilot randomised trial of a tailored prevention program to reduce falls in older people with mild dementia
    Jacqueline Wesson
    Ageing Work and Health Research Unit, University of Sydney, Lidcombe, Australia
    BMC Geriatr 13:89. 2013
  2. pmc Integration of balance and strength training into daily life activity to reduce rate of falls in older people (the LiFE study): randomised parallel trial
    Lindy Clemson
    Ageing, Work, and Health Research Unit and the Centre for Excellence in Population Ageing Research, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Lidcombe, 2141 New South Wales, Australia
    BMJ 345:e4547. 2012
  3. doi Fall prevention in Australia: policies and activities
    Lindy Clemson
    Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, Cumberland Campus, East Street, Lidcombe, New South Wales 1825, Australia
    Clin Geriatr Med 26:733-49. 2010
  4. doi LiFE Pilot Study: A randomised trial of balance and strength training embedded in daily life activity to reduce falls in older adults
    Lindy Clemson
    Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, Lidcombe, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust Occup Ther J 57:42-50. 2010
  5. doi Culture and sun exposure in immigrant East Asian women living in Australia
    Haeyoung Jang
    Faculty of Health Science, University of Sydney, Lidcombe, Australia
    Women Health 53:504-18. 2013
  6. doi Contribution of off-road tests to predicting on-road performance: a critical review of tests
    Lynnette G Kay
    Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust Occup Ther J 59:89-97. 2012
  7. pmc Functional assessments used by occupational therapists with older adults at risk of activity and participation limitations: a systematic review and evaluation of measurement properties
    Kylie Wales
    Ageing Work and Health Research Unit and The Centre for Excellence in Population Ageing Research, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, PO Box 170, Lidcombe, NSW, 2141, Australia
    Syst Rev 1:45. 2012
  8. pmc Feasibility and results of a randomised pilot-study of pre-discharge occupational therapy home visits
    Natasha Anne Lannin
    Rehabilitation Studies Unit, The University of Sydney, PO Box 6, Ryde, New South Wales 2112, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:42. 2007
  9. pmc Effectiveness of a lifestyle exercise program for older people receiving a restorative home care service: a pragmatic randomized controlled trial
    Elissa Burton
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Curtin University, Perth, WA, Australia Research Department, Silver Chain, Perth, WA, Australia
    Clin Interv Aging 8:1591-601. 2013
  10. pmc Occupational therapy discharge planning for older adults: a protocol for a randomised trial and economic evaluation
    Kylie Wales
    Ageing Work and Health Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    BMC Geriatr 12:34. 2012

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Publications30

  1. pmc A feasibility study and pilot randomised trial of a tailored prevention program to reduce falls in older people with mild dementia
    Jacqueline Wesson
    Ageing Work and Health Research Unit, University of Sydney, Lidcombe, Australia
    BMC Geriatr 13:89. 2013
    ..People with dementia have a disproportionately high rate of falls and fractures and poorer outcomes, yet there is currently no evidence to guide falls prevention in this population...
  2. pmc Integration of balance and strength training into daily life activity to reduce rate of falls in older people (the LiFE study): randomised parallel trial
    Lindy Clemson
    Ageing, Work, and Health Research Unit and the Centre for Excellence in Population Ageing Research, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Lidcombe, 2141 New South Wales, Australia
    BMJ 345:e4547. 2012
    ..To determine whether a lifestyle integrated approach to balance and strength training is effective in reducing the rate of falls in older, high risk people living at home...
  3. doi Fall prevention in Australia: policies and activities
    Lindy Clemson
    Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, Cumberland Campus, East Street, Lidcombe, New South Wales 1825, Australia
    Clin Geriatr Med 26:733-49. 2010
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  4. doi LiFE Pilot Study: A randomised trial of balance and strength training embedded in daily life activity to reduce falls in older adults
    Lindy Clemson
    Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, Lidcombe, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust Occup Ther J 57:42-50. 2010
    ..The Lifestyle approach to reducing Falls through Exercise (LiFE) involves embedding balance and lower limb strength training in habitual daily routines...
  5. doi Culture and sun exposure in immigrant East Asian women living in Australia
    Haeyoung Jang
    Faculty of Health Science, University of Sydney, Lidcombe, Australia
    Women Health 53:504-18. 2013
    ....
  6. doi Contribution of off-road tests to predicting on-road performance: a critical review of tests
    Lynnette G Kay
    Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust Occup Ther J 59:89-97. 2012
    ..The twofold purpose of this article is to compare and critique off-road tests to predict driving performance and to determine if any is sufficiently accurate to identify drivers who do not require an on-road assessment...
  7. pmc Functional assessments used by occupational therapists with older adults at risk of activity and participation limitations: a systematic review and evaluation of measurement properties
    Kylie Wales
    Ageing Work and Health Research Unit and The Centre for Excellence in Population Ageing Research, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, PO Box 170, Lidcombe, NSW, 2141, Australia
    Syst Rev 1:45. 2012
    ..A number of reasons have been suggested as to why therapists may favour non-standardised assessments, including a lack of knowledge (of assessments and their properties) and lack of skill...
  8. pmc Feasibility and results of a randomised pilot-study of pre-discharge occupational therapy home visits
    Natasha Anne Lannin
    Rehabilitation Studies Unit, The University of Sydney, PO Box 6, Ryde, New South Wales 2112, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:42. 2007
    ..The aims of this study were to investigate the feasibility of a randomised controlled trial in a clinical setting and the effect of pre-discharge home visits on functional performance in older people undergoing rehabilitation...
  9. pmc Effectiveness of a lifestyle exercise program for older people receiving a restorative home care service: a pragmatic randomized controlled trial
    Elissa Burton
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Curtin University, Perth, WA, Australia Research Department, Silver Chain, Perth, WA, Australia
    Clin Interv Aging 8:1591-601. 2013
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  10. pmc Occupational therapy discharge planning for older adults: a protocol for a randomised trial and economic evaluation
    Kylie Wales
    Ageing Work and Health Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    BMC Geriatr 12:34. 2012
    ..This trial will also examine the cost of the intervention and cost effectiveness when compared to in-hospital discharge planning...
  11. doi Do exercise interventions designed to prevent falls affect participation in life roles? A systematic review and meta-analysis
    Nicola Fairhall
    Musculoskeletal Division, The George Institute for Global Health, The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Age Ageing 40:666-74. 2011
    ..The aim was to evaluate the extent to which measurement of participation has been reported in trials of fall prevention interventions and to determine the effect of exercise interventions on participation in life roles...
  12. ncbi The effectiveness of a community-based program for reducing the incidence of falls in the elderly: a randomized trial
    Lindy Clemson
    School of Occupation and Leisure Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1487-94. 2004
    ..To test whether Stepping On, a multifaceted community-based program using a small-group learning environment, is effective in reducing falls in at-risk people living at home...
  13. doi Validity, reliability and predictive accuracy of the Driving Awareness Questionnaire
    Lynnette G Kay
    Discipline of Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Disabil Rehabil 31:1074-82. 2009
    ..To examine the psychometric properties of the Driving Awareness Questionnaire (DriveAware) and to compare this rating of awareness of driving ability with the rating made in the context of an on-road assessment...
  14. doi Validation of the modified assessment of living skills and resources, an IADL measure for older people
    Lindy Clemson
    Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, Lidcombe, Australia
    Disabil Rehabil 31:359-69. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the validity of the assessment of living skills and resources (ALSAR) and the extent it contributes to and reflects the risk and accomplishment in instrumental activities of daily life for older people...
  15. doi Measurement properties of a modified Reintegration to Normal Living Index in a community-dwelling adult rehabilitation population
    Alison Miller
    Ageing, Work and Health Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, Australia
    Disabil Rehabil 33:1968-78. 2011
    ..To examine the validity and reliability of a modified Reintegration to Normal Living Index (mRNL Index) with a sample of community-dwelling adults with mixed diagnoses...
  16. doi Survey of current pre-discharge home visiting practices of occupational therapists
    Natasha A Lannin
    Rehabilitation Studies Unit, Sydney Medical School, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, Ryde, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust Occup Ther J 58:172-7. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the pre-discharge home visiting practices of occupational therapy departments...
  17. pmc Minimising disability and falls in older people through a post-hospital exercise program: a protocol for a randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation
    Catherine Sherrington
    Musculoskeletal Division, The George Institute for International Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    BMC Geriatr 9:8. 2009
    ..The cost-effectiveness of the exercise program from the health and community service provider's perspective will be established. In addition, predictors for adherence with the exercise program will be determined...
  18. ncbi Validating the Falls Behavioural (FaB) scale for older people: a Rasch analysis
    Lindy Clemson
    Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Disabil Rehabil 30:498-06. 2008
    ..Rasch modelling was used to establish the validity and robustness of the Falls Behavioural (FaB) Scale for Older people...
  19. ncbi Awareness of driving ability in senior drivers with neurological conditions
    Lynnette G Kay
    Discipline of Occupational Therapy, University of Sydney, PO Box 170, Lidcombe, New South Wales 1825 Australia
    Am J Occup Ther 63:146-50. 2009
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  20. doi Developing a self-reported tool on fall risk based on toileting responses on in-hospital falls
    Anita Ko
    Bankstown Lidcombe Hospital and Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Geriatr Nurs 33:9-16. 2012
    ..In conclusion, a simple bedside questionnaire regarding patients' toileting behavior with a careful appraisal of answers for appropriate and inappropriate answers may be used as a quick screening tool of fall risk...
  21. ncbi Sustainability of community-based fall prevention programs: a systematic review
    Meryl Lovarini
    Discipline of Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, 75 East Street, Lidcombe, NSW 2141, Australia Electronic address
    J Safety Res 47:9-17. 2013
    ..Fall prevention programs may be implemented but not sustained. We conducted a systematic review to identify any theories, models, frameworks, influencing factors or interventions for sustaining fall prevention programs in the community...
  22. pmc Effectiveness of a lifestyle exercise program for older people receiving a restorative home care service: study protocol for a pragmatic randomised controlled trial
    Elissa Burton
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Curtin University, Perth, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:419. 2013
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  23. ncbi Worry in older community-residing adults
    Kaye Brock
    Faculty of Health Sciences Cumberland Campus, The University of Sydney, Australia
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 72:289-301. 2011
    ..5, 95% CI = 1.4-8.9). This latter finding suggests the importance placed on the role of the hip and knee in maintaining functional capacity to perform life skills...
  24. doi A study investigating the travel habits and preferences of older Australian adults with a falls risk
    Annie McCluskey
    Community Based Health Care Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney Cumberland Campus, Lidcombe, NSW, Australia
    Australas J Ageing 30:208-14. 2011
    ..To investigate the travel habits and preferences of city-dwelling older Australians with a falls risk, and factors influencing outings...
  25. doi Validity and reliability of the on-road driving assessment with senior drivers
    Lynnette Kay
    Discipline of Occupational Therapy, The University of Sydney, PO Box 170, Lidcombe, Sydney, New South Wales 1825, Australia
    Accid Anal Prev 40:751-9. 2008
    ..In addition unsafe drivers had difficulty negotiating intersections and lane changes...
  26. ncbi Improving vision to prevent falls in frail older people: a randomized trial
    Robert G Cumming
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:175-81. 2007
    ..To determine the efficacy of vision and eye examinations, with subsequent treatment of vision problems, for preventing falls and fractures in frail older people...
  27. ncbi Can chronic disease management plans including occupational therapy and physiotherapy services contribute to reducing falls risk in older people?
    Lynette Mackenzie
    PhD, MEdStud, BEdStud, BSc OT, DipOT, Associate Professor Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, Discipline of Occupational Therapy, University of Sydney, NSW
    Aust Fam Physician 43:211-5. 2014
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the outcomes and feasibility of using CDM items for occupational therapy (OT) and physiotherapy (PT) sessions to address falls risk...
  28. doi Vitamin D status is associated with sun exposure, vitamin D and calcium intake, acculturation and attitudes in immigrant East Asian women living in Sydney
    Kaye E Brock
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 136:214-7. 2013
    ..5, CI=1.0-6.3) had increased risk of being deficient in vitamin D. Thus there is a need for vitamin D education in this "at-risk" population. This article is part of a Special Issue entitled 'Vitamin D Workshop'...
  29. ncbi The development of an assessment to evaluate behavioral factors associated with falling
    Lindy Clemson
    School of Occupation and Leisure Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, PO Box 170, Lidcombe 1825, Australia
    Am J Occup Ther 57:380-8. 2003
    ..It has potential to assist in goal setting for falls prevention and to evaluate behavioral outcomes of fall prevention programs...
  30. doi Family caregivers' perceptions of hospital-based allied health services post-stroke: use of the Measure of Processes of Care to investigate processes of care
    Annette Lovat
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Lidcombe, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust Occup Ther J 57:167-73. 2010
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