Fall Prevention Awareness

Course Description

Falls can have a profound impact on the health and wellbeing of Service Users. However many falls can be avoided when good stratergies and planning is used.
This course is designed for those working in the health and social care sector.
It is a well understood fact that the risk of falls increases with age. 40% of care home admissions are as a direct consequence of falls (NICE-Clinical guidelines for falls). This course is suitable for all health and social care staff who are involved in day to day management of those receiving care.

Course Topics

  • Recognise the risk factors and causes of falls including unsafe practices
  • Current Guidelines and Legislation​ relating to falls prevention
  • The benefits of Falls Prevention Exercise programmes
  • Medicines associated with falls
  • Falls reduction with care planning
  • Recording and monitoring of falls
  • Safe use of bed rails
  • Multi-Factorial Falls Assessment

CPD Learning Hours:  3 Hours

 
Recommended Audience: 
This course is recommended for people who work in the care sector

For a fixed fee of £299.99+VAT we can provide this course at your workplace for 12 candidates

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Please contact us and we can discuss either scheduling a group session at your workplace, or let you know when this course is next going to run as a scheduled session.

 

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