Risks Associated With ‘Fixed’ Furniture

Source: CQC   A recent Regulation 28 Coroner’s Report to CQC has highlighted risks associated with the use of ‘fixed’ furniture in care home rooms. ‘Fixed’ furniture means cupboards, tables, chairs and so on that are fixed to the floor so that they cannot move....

React To - Falls Prevention

Identifying, preventing, and managing Falls for Care Homes and other healthcare providers   ‘React To’ is a series of training resources developed by healthcare professionals. Although aimed at care home staff, these resources are also relevant to other carers...

Members Network Event | March 6th 2019

Prevention and Positive Outcomes HCPA looks forward to bringing together our members for our first quarterly Network event of the new year. We will be focusing on the importance of prevention in all service types and how you can maintain positive outcomes for all the...

Falls Prevention Week: A round up

Thank you to everyone who took part! National Falls Prevention Week 24th – 28th September 2018 In the midst of National Falls Prevention Week, we held our largest Falls Prevention Awareness Day to date! Here are some photos from the day: “Falls prevention training is...

HCPA Falls Prevention Awareness Day | 26th September 2018

Join us during the National Falls Prevention Awareness Week It is National Falls Prevention Awareness Week next week and we would love your support! HCPA will be holding a fully funded Falls Prevention Awareness Day in line with the National Falls Prevention Awareness...