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The HCPA StopFalls Campaign hosts an array of important courses for care staff and community staff. Our education is broken down to be as relevant to services as possible, with options for Homecare, Residential and Nursing, Adult Disability and Community/ voluntary.

The courses have been developed to support change based on best practice techniques and local/ national policy. This year our courses include –

  • Prevention for Residential and Homecare staff (1Day)
  • Intervention when an individual has fallen for Residential and Homecare staff (1Day)
  • Exercise Instructor Qualification- Level 2 Chair Based (4Days)
  • Physiotherapy Support Facilitator Role for Falls and Health Champions
  • Physiotherapy Support Facilitator Role
  • OTAGO Exercise Qualification (3 Days)

Please click on the courses below to read the full course outcomes.

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July 2020

Falls Prevention for Homecare- Cohort 1

16 July - 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

For all staff working in Homecare in Hertfordshire Staff 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. Staff will understand how to identify, assess and have an awareness on the procedures necessary to reduce the risk of falls. Learning Outcomes • How to risk assess for falls and carry out provider risk assessments and update policies. • Strategies that can be implemented to…

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Enablement and Independence- Care Homes- Staff Cohort 1

22 July - 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Delegates will be given an awareness of the importance of embedding enabling in care. Enabling education is a new way of thinking by using the correct communication and goal setting tools to be able to implement enabling day to day. Valuing independence can contribute to individuals having an increase in confidence and overall better quality of life. Learning Outcomes: • To understand what enabling in care is and be able to implement it. • To be aware of the benefits…

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August 2020

Frailty Identification and Management for Managers- Cohort 1

11 August - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Managers will learn how to communicate frailty more effectively with health care professionals from the knowledge gained by staff. This will allow best practice to help prevent deterioration in individuals and be able to action plan effectively to support individuals. Learning Outcomes • To be able to communicate levels of frailty more effectively to health professionals and staff • To prevent further deterioration in individuals by embedding the correct interventions • Validated tool for identifying potential frailty and level of…

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Falls Prevention for Care Homes- Cohort 2

13 August - 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

For all staff working in Older People Care Homes in Hertfordshire Staff 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. Staff will understand how to identify, assess and have an awareness on the procedures necessary to reduce the risk of falls. Learning Outcomes • How to risk assess for falls and carry out provider risk assessments and update policies. • Strategies that can…

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Frailty- Identification and Management- Cohort 2

18 August - 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

This course is aimed at identifying the varying levels of frailty within adult social care. Learners will have knowledge of the assessment tools needed to determine risk of frailty, have an awareness of what intervention methods are going to help reduce the risk of falls. Learning outcomes • What is frailty and how it relates to an ageing population • What frailty looks like, what it’s made up of, and what it means to the individual • Validated tools for…

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Falls Prevention for Homecare- Cohort 2

20 August - 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

For all staff working in Homecare in Hertfordshire Staff 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. Staff will understand how to identify, assess and have an awareness on the procedures necessary to reduce the risk of falls. Learning Outcomes • How to risk assess for falls and carry out provider risk assessments and update policies. • Strategies that can be implemented to…

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Enablement and Independence- Care Homes- Staff Cohort 2

25 August - 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Delegates will be given an awareness of the importance of embedding enabling in care. Enabling education is a new way of thinking by using the correct communication and goal setting tools to be able to implement enabling day to day. Valuing independence can contribute to individuals having an increase in confidence and overall better quality of life. Learning Outcomes: • To understand what enabling in care is and be able to implement it. • To be aware of the benefits…

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Falls Prevention for Homecare Managers- Reducing Falls risk in your service- Cohort 1

27 August - 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This course is suitable for management working in older people care services. Management will learn how to implement the staff’s knowledge and falls tools by developing action plans in relation to falls risk identification and assessment. Learning Outcomes • How to risk assess for falls and carry out provider risk assessments and update policies. • Strategies that can be implemented to reduce falls. This includes reviewing environments, medication, technology, visual awareness, footwear, nutrition and hydration. • To embed falls assessment…

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September 2020

Falls Prevention for Care Homes

14 September - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
HCPA, Mundells Campus
Welwyn Garden City
Hertfordshire
AL7 1FT
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Fully funded

For all staff working in Older People Care Homes in Hertfordshire  Staff 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. Staff will understand how to identify, assess and have an awareness on the procedures necessary to reduce the risk of falls.  Learning Outcomes How to risk assess for falls and carry out provider risk assessments and update policies. Strategies that can be implemented…

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