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Table 3

Description of the four one-hour health prevention sessions.

Knowledge of a fall and its risk factors
  Gather information about the patient’s history of falls
  Transmit various information about falls to the patients; the definition of a fall, its risk factors and its immediate and long-term consequences (physical, psychological, social, behavioral) as well as the prevention strategy
Importance of footwear and food hygiene
  Understand foot importance in balance: understand the risks of falling due to footwear in poor condition or badly worn, acceptance of foot care, adapted footwear
  Apply the principles of appropriate food hygiene: identify personal general food needs, consider specificities and eating habits in order to adopt a diversified and balanced diet, monitor weight
Strategies for exercise adherence
  Communicate the importance and benefits of physical activity to the patient
  Promote body knowledge, how to avoid suffering and injuries, and lifestyle advice (alcohol, tobacco, sedentary lifestyle)
Environment and affordances
  Identify the dangers of domestic falls, formulate the actions to be taken, reorganize the environment and adopt safety strategies
  Become aware of these physical abilities

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