We asked – how good is your balance? Would you like to know your Falls Risk Score?
We asked for older adults to participate in this study looking at how vision influences posture and balance.
The aims of this study was to determine:
The study involved an assessment with a series of interesting tests evaluating your vision, strength, reaction time, sensation, balance and mobility.
All procedures are safe and are routinely used in clinical and research settings.
Study participants received an assessment report on their balance with recommendations for minimising the risk of falling.
The study was completed over a 2 hour session at Neuroscience Research Australia in Randwick, NSW.
NeuRA’s Dr Moyra Mortby presented at Uniting War Memorial Hospital’s free seminar on Healthy Brains this week. Dr Mortby shared her research into the neuropsychiatric symptoms of dementia. These are the challenging behaviours associated with dementia such as delusions, sleep disturbances, anxiety and agitation. “Neuropsychiatric symptoms are a diverse group of non-cognitive symptoms of dementia that are characterised by disturbed […]