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Are you surprised to hear half of all falls leading to hospitalisation happen in the home?

Are you surprised to hear half of all falls leading to hospitalisation happen in the home?

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    On Mornings
    with Leon Compton

    And one in eight people are in hospital as a result of a fall, with older people most at risk.

    Curtin University researcher and physiotherapist Professor Anne-Marie Hill explains the statistics and how to prevent them in the first place.

    Duration: 18min 28sec

    Are you surprised to hear half of all falls leading to hospitalisation happen in the home?
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