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Falls assessment and prevention (Level 2 Accredited qualification) – Cohort 1

6 July - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Fully funded

Two day course
All sessions must be attended and coursework completed within agreed timeframes (T&C’s apply).
Day 1: 06/07/2021 – 10:00-16:00
Day 2: 21/07/2021 – 10:00-16:00

We are hoping to welcome delegates to HCPA campus! Please note if circumstances change, this course will be delivered remotely via zoom. We will keep you updated if there are any changes.

Course description

This 2-day level 2 accredited course aims to improve learner’s awareness and understanding of falls prevention within their care setting. Learners will be able to assess for falls, monitor and manage individuals’ risk of falls. Learners will explore the evidence-based interventions to reduce the risk and recurrence of falls and how these can be implemented within their care setting

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course learners will be able to:
• Understand how to assess and manage an individual falls risk and how to implement interventions to support those at risk of falls
• Identify risk factors that can increase somebody’s likelihood of falling such as physical and mental well-being factors that may cause falls.
• Understand how to reduce the impact of a fall and effectively use the correct interventions following a fall, such as the falls checklist.
• Understand the importance of signposting and the policies and procedures around falls prevention through local guidance
• Use the evidence – based falls prevention exercise in reducing falls for individuals.

Requirements and expectations

Learners will be expected to attend all sessions, complete coursework within agreed timeframes (T&C’s apply), be engaged in learning, participate in all activities including group discussions, and be willing and able to implement the skills from the session

A Onefile (e-portfolio) profile will be created on the learners behalf to support them in the completion of their course


Book your place

7 out of 15 available Standard Please note: If the course you are attending is on more than one date, all dates must be attended. Registration is 10 minutes before the start time. Delegates who are more than 30 minutes late will not be admitted into the training and a cost will be incurred.

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Details

Date:
6 July
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Fully funded
Courses Category:

Venue

HCPA
Mundells Campus
Welwyn Garden City
Hertfordshire
AL7 1FT
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Aimed at:
Ancillary Staff, Care Staff, Deputy staff, HR staff, Managers, Registered Nurses, Senior staff, Team Leaders
Service User focus:
Dementia, Elderly
Care Setting focus:
Residential, Homecare, Care Home, Flexicare, Supported Living, Nursing Home, Hospice