StandingTall Plus

RESEARCH STUDY

We are seeking volunteers aged 65+ to participate in our StandingTall-Plus research study.

To register your interest, please click here 

The  StandingTall-Plus study is investigating the effectiveness of a home-based balance and cognitive exercise program in reducing the number of falls in older people over a 12-month follow-up period. We are also collaborating with the Black Dog Institute to offer online cognitive behavioural therapy to address a fear of falling and depressive thoughts. 

Half of the volunteers will be asked to use the  StandingTall-Plus program at home, while the other half will be asked to continue with their usual activities. Both groups will have access to our online Health Education Program. All volunteers will undergo tests of their physical, affective and cognitive status.

You can help our research if you:

•             are 65 years or older

•             have had a fall in the last 6 months OR have concerns about falling OR are 80 years or older

•             are fluent in English

•             live independently in the Sydney metropolitan area

•             have no progressive neurological conditions such as Parkinson’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis or Dementia

For more information, please email us at standingtallplus@neura.edu.au, or contact our recruitment line at 9399 1888.

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