Year of Publication
Date of Thesis
Master of Science
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
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.
[This is an excerpt from the abstract. For the complete abstract, please see the document.]
Stearns, Jessica Ellen, "Understanding the perceptions of elderly fallers in order to improve the client practitioner relationship" (2002). Ithaca College Theses. 258.