This Fall Prevention & Management training course is aimed at those working with older people in health and social care settings including community based, residential or nursing homes who develop and plan services for individuals.

Course Summary

The syllabus of this Fall Prevention & Management Training course covers such topics as:

  • Actions to reduce or prevent falls
  • How to act safely around the falling client
  • Identifying the causes of falls in the elderly
  • Physical/medical and mental health conditions which may be related to falls
  • To consider why falls prevention is so important throughout the health and social care sectors
  • Accurate care planning and reporting of all falls and near misses
  • To be aware of the most vulnerable/high risk individuals within primary care settings
  • To be aware of how the aging process makes individuals more vulnerable to falling (to incl. osteoporosis and fractures)
  • To consider how risk factors may be reduced for our clients/patients: including the value of health promotion, good nutrition, hydration and exercise, safe environment and regular review can lead to “preventing a fall”

Face to Face Training

  • Max attendees: 15
  • Course length: ½ day

This course can be tailored to meet your specific requirements.

MAKE AN ENQUIRY

Webinar Training

  • Max attendees: 20
  • Single session: 2 hours

Tutor lead webinars delivering theory based learning. Any practical elements are demonstrated via instructional videos.

MAKE AN ENQUIRY

Make an enquiry

To make a booking – or for further course details – please contact us on telephone: 029 20 494969. You can also write to us for more information about all of our healthcare training courses.

GET IN TOUCH