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Malnutrition, risk of falls and medication incidents are commonly faced by the older adults. This study aimed to provide health education to community-dwelling older adults and to assess the effectiveness of a Healthy Living Program (HLP) to older adults in terms of fall prevention, drug management and healthy eating habits.
This was a single group pre-post trial. Participants aged 60 or above were recruited from the community elderly centres. A 6-week HLP, which included one 45 minutes weekly session, was offered to the participants.
122 participants were recruited. This study shows that the 6-week HLP has a potential to improve the physical well-being of the participants, and to increase their knowledge in diet, drug management and fall prevention.
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention
Frail Older Adults
Healthy Living Programme
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-09-18T19:29:07-0400
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