Responsibilities Around Falls Intervention and Hospital Admissions for Support at Home Services
23 October - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 23rd October 2019
Falls Intervention – Home Care
This one-day course will cover how to respond to a fall, including practical skills with primary and secondary surveys. You will also gain confidence and empowerment to make a decision whether to phone for help or use your internal procedures to assist the person from the floor. This course will look at the benefits of evidence-based techniques and how these benefit older people, including reducing falls. This is being delivered in conjunction with the Ambulance Service.
What to expect:
- What to do in the event of a fall?
- Post fall observation
- Best practice policy for providers
- Falls checklist and working with urgent care
- First-hand experience and knowledge from a NHS Paramedic