MATERIALS

INFORMATION GUIDES

Guides with information for both the patient and the caregiver about the Recovery process from a hip fracture: what to do in the first few days, returning home, tips for preventing falls, how the caregiver can help the patient, etc.

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EDUCATIONAL CONTENTS

These videos contain a summary of the Recovery process from a hip fracture, from the different types of fracture to preventing future fractures, not forgetting the hospital stay process and returning home. They also offer specific information so that caregivers can look after themselves.

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FOR PATIENTS AND CAREGIVERS

False myths and beliefs

First few days after the operation

Returning home

Key factors in the patient’s physical and mental well-being

Prevention of falls and secondary fractures

FOR CAREGIVERS SPECIFICALLY

Key factors in the caregiver’s physical and mental well-being

Ergonomics during post-operative care

ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING

These videos show how the patient should perform some of the everyday activities that are most affected by having a hip fracture surgery.

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at the end you have a list with all the videos

Bed exercises

Getting in and out of bed

Getting up from the floor

Walking with a walking aid

Going up and down stairs

Getting in and out of the car

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Patients WITH prosthesis

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Patients WITHOUT prosthesis

GUIDES FOR INFORMAL CAREGIVERS

These videos teach caregivers how to help the patient to perform their Activities of Daily Living in a way that is safe for both of them.

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at the end you have a list with all the videos

Ergonomics during patient care

Positioning of the patient in bed

Getting the patient to move in bed

Helping to get up from the floor

Helping to move from the bed to a chair

FULL LIST

How can I help the patient?

PHYSICAL EXERCISE PROGRAMME

Physical Exercise Intervention

The physical exercise plan from the ActiveHip+ programme is summarised below.. Before doing it, you must first obtain permission from your doctor.

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OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY PROGRAMME

Occupational Therapy Intervention

The occupational therapy initiative within the ActiveHip+ programme is summarised below.. To do so, you must first obtain authorisation from your doctor.

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