A mobile application developed by Neuroscience Research Australia in partnership with the Mark Moran Group is designed to help maximise the physical and psychological wellbeing of older people, including screening for those at risk of falls. The FallScreen+ app tests people aged over 60 years for health conditions and the developers claim it can predict falls among older people with 75 percent accuracy. The tool will be made available through app stores for download for those who work in the aged care sector, such as physiotherapists and fall prevention clinicians and researchers, following a trial period at MMG facilities. “FallScreen+ is unique because it screens issues early on, flags problem areas and makes recommendations for effective treatment strategies to address potential health problems,” said senior NeuRA researcher Kim Delbaere in a statement. A statement from MMG co-founder Evette Moran pointed out prevention allows a continuation of quality. “By making […]