The Falls After Stroke Trial (FAST) is testing a novel at-home exercise and safety training program. It aims to reduce your risk of falling and increase your ability to do daily activities.
The research team seeks people who have had a stroke in the last 5 years, are aged over 65 years and can walk 10 metres (with or without a walking aid). All participants will receive a detailed assessment from a physiotherapist/occupational therapist.
The intervention involves an exercise program which requires no extra time during the day. Activities you already do like brushing your teeth or making a cup of tea will be perfect opportunities to get steady on your feet.
Trial coordinators Dr Stefanie Mikolaizak and Mrs Sally Day on 02 9351 9989. or email FAST.email@example.com
This study is a collaboration between The University of Sydney, Macquarie University and The University of Canberra.