Fall detectors: a review of the literature (UK)

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“…whilst there are a wide variety of new technologies regarding fall detectors in development, the range of technologies currently available through health and social services to users are limited. Health and social care staff appear to be less convinced of the benefits of fall detectors than end-users. There was also a lack of robust evidence regarding different approaches to technology in the management and detection of falls.” From the findings of Fall detectors: a review of the literature (Abstract – Journal of Assistive Technologies, Vol. 6 Iss: 3, pp.202 – 215 Gillian Ward, Nikki Holliday, Simon Fielden, Sue Williams.