NHS tech roll-out helps combat falls among elderly

11 February 2019 – Acess & Mobility Professional

Digital checks aiming to prevent dementia and falls in older people and save lives are among a range of tools being made available in hospitals across the country, as part of the NHS Long Term Plan.

One in eight hospital patients is affected by delirium, which can make people unsteady on their feet, increasing the risk of developing dementia and can result in longer hospital stays or admission to a care home.

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