Physiotherapy after a hip fracture for people with dementia

How can we ensure the optimal intervention?

Falls and hip fractures are a leading cause of mortality and morbidity in elderly, with up to 59% moving into long term care after. Hip fractures are 2.7 times more likely for those with dementia in comparison to age matched controls.

Therefore, a comprehensive review of the literature was carried out to identify the evidence base for physiotherapy interventions post hip fracture for people with dementia.


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