Predictors of Real-World Adherence to Prescribed Home Exercise in Older Patients With a Risk of Falling: A Prospective Observational Study

The consensus is clear that home exercise programs play a significant role in decreasing fall rates and risk. Research indicates a more substantial impact on reducing falls in older adults at risk is achieved with higher doses of exercise, particularly 3 or more hours per week of balance-specific training. While the common strategy of this requirement is prescribing unsupervised home exercise, the challenge lies in ensuring adherence to the exercise routine. This is where home-based occupational therapists can help.

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