Priority 10 from the Multiple Conditions in Later Life PSP

UNCERTAINTY: How do older people with multiple conditions perceive and manage their risk of falls? How can fear of falling be effectively addressed?  (JLA PSP Priority 10)
Overall ranking 10
JLA question ID 0064/10
Explanatory note Not available for this question

None identified that applied directly to all conditions in the over 85s

Health Research Classification System category Generic Health Relevance
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples Also how to manage fear of falling - this is a big problem.  Often older people become more isolated because they may have fallen and as a result may not leave their house. Some even have anxiety as a result. Health professional 
Submitted by Health and social care professionals
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0064
PSP name Multiple Conditions in Later Life
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 97  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 24 April 2018