A fall is defined as an event which results in a person coming to rest inadvertently on the ground or floor or other lower level. The prevalence of falls among older adults with HIV is estimated to be between 25% and 30%, affects independent movement and mobility and should be considered a warning sign of potentially unidentified underlying conditions.


*SPPB: Short Physical Performance Battery. TUG: Timed Up and Go Test

See Prescribing in older persons with HIV
See Screening for Frailty