EU Falls Festival
Falls amongst older people are an important health issue for Europe and the rest of the world. Falls are a major cause of injuries amongst older people; a major cost for health services as well as the cause of death, disability and distress for older people and their families. The EUFF wishes to promote innovative multidisciplinary study and implementation of falls prevention in older people.The EUFF has been launched as a celebration of innovations in tackling this important problem. The aim of the EUFF is to bring together innovators from across the field and to highlight the work of multiple sectors of European research, development and implementation into practice.