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Publication name: The construction of the risks of falling in older people: lay and professional perspectives
Date: 01 June 1999
Description: This report presents the results of a study, 'The construction of the risk of falls in elderly people', which was commissioned by HEBS. It addresses the issue of how elderly people perceive and construct risks of falling, in what ways risk is felt to be shaped by broad and specific social factors and contexts, and how differing and complex constructions might affect how risk is both assessed and managed by and for elderly people.
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