Growing old at home – Evaluation of the effectiveness of preventive home visits to reduce the number of falls and to preserve quality of life

Tobias Luck, Tom Motzek, Melanie Luppa, Herbert Matschinger, Steffen Fleischer, Yves Sesselmann, Gudrun Roling, Katrin Beutner, Hans-Helmut König, Johann Behrens & Steffi G. Riedel-Heller
Background: Preventive home visits (PHVs) offer the possibility to identify and to treat risk factors for institutionalization in old age. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of PHVs to reduce the number of falls and to preserve the health-related quality of life in a community s[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]