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Falls Prevention for Adult Disability Services

30 September - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Fully funded

Monday 30 September 2019

Falls Prevention – Adult Disability Services

This one-day course will look at how to prevent falls by conducting risk assessments, self-assessments and implementing person-centred strategies to reduce falls, liaise with family and professional services. You will learn how to use falls risk assessments to help identify and record an individual’s falls risk, including how these risks can be managed and reduced. You will also learn the common causes of falls and how these can be managed.

What to expect:

  • How to risk assess for falls and mobility, plus how complete provider risk assessments and update policies
  • Strategies that can be implemented to reduce falls- including reviewing environments, medication, technology, visual awareness, footwear, nutrition and hydration and action planning.
  • Increased awareness of the common causes of falls for adults with disabilities
  • Linking with professionals
  • Understand the importance of nutrition and falls
  • Pressure sores and how they affect mobility and health

Details

Date:
30 September
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Fully funded
Courses Categories:
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Aimed at:
Managers, Training Co-ordinators, HR staff, Deputy staff, Senior staff, Care Staff, Team Leaders, Registered Nurses, Ancillary Staff
Service User focus:
Learning Disability
Care Setting focus:
Residential, Flexicare, Supported Living
Tickets will be available on 1 June, 2019