GREEK TRANSLATIONS OF FFMOT, DEMENTIA AND PA RESOURCES

We are pleased to announce that the colleagues in Greece have translated some of our freely available resources for practitioners and older people. The Geriatric section of Panhellenic Physiotherapist’s Association and Prof Vasiliki Sakellari have translated the following:   Physical Activity Guidelines for Health of Older People (CMO Physical Activity Guidelines for Older People) Functional…

PSI sessions show significant social return on investment

Public Health England, in Jan 2017, published their Falls and Fractures Consensus Statement and confirmed that FaME sessions delivered by PSIs were cost-effective (PHE 2017). More recently, Gateshead Older People’s Assembly had independent research done on their return on investment (GOPA, 2017). “Gateshead Older People’s Assembly is a unique community-based organisation working with and for…

Dawn Skelton (LLT Director) receives 2017 British Geriatric Society Lifetime Achievement Award

Professor Dawn Skelton, Director of LLT and Professor of Ageing and Health at Glasgow Caledonian University, was awarded the 2017 British Geriatrics Society (BGS) Marjory Warren Lifetime Achievement Award at the BGS Annual Conference in London on the 22nd November 2017, its 70th Anniversary year. She received this award for her research and her work…

FFMOT Resources to run an event

We hope you come on one of our training events to support your delivery of the Functional Fitness MOT with older people as the tests themselves and the resources are only as good as the conversation you have with people afterwards 🙂 However, we have produced a series of supporting resources for any events you…

COM-B Behaviour Change Model (Mitchie et al. 2011+)

The COM-B behaviour change model is now used extensively in behaviour change interventions in the scientific literature. COM-B (‘capability’, ‘opportunity’, ‘motivation’ and ‘behaviour’) model. This model recognises that behaviour is part of an interacting system involving all these components. Interventions need to change one or more of them in such a way as to put the…