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RESEARCH STUDY

RESEARCH

Projected Costs of Fall Related Injury to Older Persons Due to Demographic Change in Australia

AUTHOR:

Jerry Moller

SPONSOR/INSTITUTION:

YEAR PUBLISHED:

2003

PUBLICATION:

Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing

KEY HIGHLIGHTS:

This report is the first to clearly identify the national economic impact of falls and falls related injury for older Australians as a result of population change. As such, it provides an invaluable tool for the planning of effective interventions and resource requirements at national and jurisdictional levels.