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FAST – the Falls After Stroke Trial is a four year-study funded by a NHMRC project grant.

The aim of the FAST study is to determine the effectiveness of a home-based, tailored intervention to reduce falls in people who have had a stroke. It is a randomised trial. 370 participants will be recruited over  a three year period from Canberra, Melbourne and Sydney.

Primary Outcome:

Number of falls recorded over a 12 month period

Secondary Outcomes:

Community participation
Quality of life
Health service utilisation and cost