Year of Publication

2002

Date of Thesis

12-2002

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science

Department

Occupational Therapy

Subject Categories

Falls (Accidents) in old age -- New York (State); Older people -- New York (State) -- Attitudes; Older people -- Wounds and injuries -- New York (State); Occupational therapy for older people

Abstract

This study investigated the perceptions of community-dwelling elders regarding a recent fall. Data was gathered through semi-structured interview with ten community dwelling elderly individuals who fell in the last two years.

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