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The HCPA Stop Fall 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 Nursing Staff (1Day)
  • – Prevention for Homecare staff (1Day)
  • – Prevention for community and voluntary groups (1Day)
  • – Intervention when an individual has fallen for Residential and Nursing Staff (1 Day)
  • – Intervention when an individual has fallen for Homecare Staff (1 Day)
  • – Exercise Instructor Qualification- Level 2 Chair Based (4Days)
  • – Physiotherapy Support Facilitator Role for Falls and Health Champions
  • – Prevention and Mobility for Adult Disability Services (1 day)

 

Coming soon – Physiotherapy Support Facilitator Role for Adult Disability Services and a new Strength and Balance Exercise qualification.

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

To learn more about the campaign and our resources click here

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December 2018

Responsibilities Around Falls Intervention and Hospital Admissions – Residential and Nursing Setting

13 December, 2018 - 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
HCPA, Mundells Campus
Welwyn Garden City
Hertfordshire
AL7 1FT
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Fully funded

Starting 13th December 2018 These one-day courses will cover how to respond to a fall, including top-to-toe techniques and when it is necessary to phone for help. 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? Exercise: Who, What, When and How? Interventions that can be put in…

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Falls Assistive Equipment and Falls Prevention (Risk Assessment) – (Residential and Nursing)

17 December, 2018 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
HCPA, Mundells Campus
Welwyn Garden City
Hertfordshire
AL7 1FT
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Fully funded

Starting 17th December 2018 This interactive one day workshop is delivered by Herts Handling and aimed at residential services, covering best practice for equipment, support aids and technology. The day is split to incorporate plenty of engaging discussions and activities such as: The use of risk assessments – intrinsic, extrinsic and behavioural Dementia MCA and DoLs Understanding clients Falls policies and injuries to staff if a client falls Manual handling How to choose the correct support for clients Assessing needs – learn how support aids /…

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January 2019

Falls Prevention- Residential and Nursing Setting

8 January - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Business Technology Centre, Bessemer Drive
Stevenage
Hertfordshire
SG1 2DX
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Fully funded

Starts 8th January 2019 This one-day courses 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 a falls risk assessment to help identify, and 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 carry…

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Falls Prevention- Homecare Setting

9 January - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Oakview Lodge, Ascots Lane
Welwyn Garden City
Hertfordshire
AL7 4HQ
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Fully funded

Starts 9th January 2019 This one-day courses 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 a falls risk assessment to help identify, and 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: Self-management strategies that can help reduce falls How…

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Responsibilities Around Falls Intervention and Hospital Admissions – Residential and Nursing Setting

10 January - 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Villa Scalabrini, Green St
Shenley, Radlett
Hertfordshire
WD7 9BB
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Fully funded

Starting 10th January 2019 These one-day courses will cover how to respond to a fall, including top-to-toe techniques and when it is necessary to phone for help. 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? Exercise: Who, What, When and How? Interventions that can be put in…

Find out more »

Falls Assistive Equipment and Falls Prevention (Risk Assessment) – (Homecare)

11 January - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Orchard Nursing Home, Camp Road
St Albans
Hertfordshire
AL1 5HL
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Fully funded

Starting 11th January 2019 This interactive one day workshop is delivered by Herts Handling and aimed at Home Care services, covering best practice for equipment, support aids and technology. The day is split to incorporate plenty of engaging discussions and activities such as: The use of risk assessments – intrinsic, extrinsic and behavioural Dementia MCA and DoLs Understanding clients Falls policies and injuries to staff if a client falls Manual handling How to choose the correct support for clients Assessing needs – learn how support aids…

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Single Handed Care – For Home Care Staff

16 January - 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Oakview Lodge, Ascots Lane
Welwyn Garden City
Hertfordshire
AL7 4HQ
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Fully funded

16th January 2019 The aim of this day is to provide experienced cares staff with an understanding of the legal implications and practical strategies for managing care with one carer.  It is presumed that all delegates will have an understanding of recognised techniques for the safer handling of people including skills with regards to the use of small handling aids; transfer aids and hoists. This course will enable care staff to work alone when assisting a client with mobility needs…

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Falls- Chair Based Exercises – Level 2

22 January - 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mundells Campus, Mundells, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 1FT, Mundells Campus
Welwyn Garden City
Hertfordshire
AL7 1FT
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Fully funded

Starting 22nd January until 6th February 2019 Chair Based Exercise Qualification Level 2 These qualifications are available for Care Home and Flexi-Care staff caring for elderly residents to enable them to carry out group and personal exercise within the service. Chair Based Exercises include a range of seated exercises that can be adapted to an individual’s abilities or goals. Chair Based Exercises have been shown to have a positive impact on maintaining and promoting independence and mobility in older people,…

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February 2019

Falls Prevention- Train The Trainer

1 February - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mundells Campus, Mundells, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 1FT, Mundells Campus
Welwyn Garden City
Hertfordshire
AL7 1FT
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Fully funded

Starting 1st February until 7th February 2019 HCPA have created a course that provides very practical hints and tips about how the Champion can deliver the “message” of their new knowledge to their own teams. The participants will learn how to engage staff through interactive teaching techniques and how to create simple but effective resources. Most importantly, they will learn how to assess whether their training input has been effective. The participants will know how to plan training in all…

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Responsibilities Around Falls Intervention and Hospital Admissions – Residential and Nursing Setting

8 February - 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Mundells Campus, Mundells, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 1FT, Mundells Campus
Welwyn Garden City
Hertfordshire
AL7 1FT
+ Google Map
Fully funded

Starting 8th February 2019 These one-day courses will cover how to respond to a fall, including top-to-toe techniques and when it is necessary to phone for help. 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? Exercise: Who, What, When and How? Interventions that can be put in…

Find out more »

Falls Assistive Equipment and Falls Prevention (Risk Assessment) – Residential and Nursing

12 February - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Orchard Nursing Home, Camp Road
St Albans
Hertfordshire
AL1 5HL
+ Google Map
Fully funded

Starting 12th February 2019 This interactive one day workshop is delivered by Herts Handling and aimed at Home Care services, covering best practice for equipment, support aids and technology. The day is split to incorporate plenty of engaging discussions and activities such as: The use of risk assessments – intrinsic, extrinsic and behavioural Dementia MCA and DoLs Understanding clients Falls policies and injuries to staff if a client falls Manual handling How to choose the correct support for clients Assessing needs – learn how support aids…

Find out more »

Falls Prevention- Residential and Nursing Setting

25 February - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mundells Campus, Mundells, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 1FT, Mundells Campus
Welwyn Garden City
Hertfordshire
AL7 1FT
+ Google Map
Fully funded

Starts 25th February 2019 This one-day courses 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 a falls risk assessment to help identify, and 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 carry…

Find out more »

Responsibilities Around Falls Intervention and Hospital Admissions – Homecare Setting

26 February - 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Mundells Campus, Mundells, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 1FT, Mundells Campus
Welwyn Garden City
Hertfordshire
AL7 1FT
+ Google Map
Fully funded

Starting 26th February 2019 These one-day courses will cover how to respond to a fall, including top-to-toe techniques and when it is necessary to phone for help. 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? Exercise: Who, What, When and How? Interventions that can be put in…

Find out more »

Falls- Chair Based Exercises – Level 2

28 February - 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mundells Campus, Mundells, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 1FT, Mundells Campus
Welwyn Garden City
Hertfordshire
AL7 1FT
+ Google Map
Fully funded

Starting 28th February until 21st March 2019 Chair Based Exercise Qualification Level 2 These qualifications are available for Care Home and Flexi-Care staff caring for elderly residents to enable them to carry out group and personal exercise within the service. Chair Based Exercises include a range of seated exercises that can be adapted to an individual’s abilities or goals. Chair Based Exercises have been shown to have a positive impact on maintaining and promoting independence and mobility in older people,…

Find out more »

March 2019

Responsibilities Around Falls Intervention and Hospital Admissions – Residential and Nursing Setting

4 March - 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Mundells Campus, Mundells, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 1FT, Mundells Campus
Welwyn Garden City
Hertfordshire
AL7 1FT
+ Google Map
Fully funded

Starting 4th March 2019 These one-day courses will cover how to respond to a fall, including top-to-toe techniques and when it is necessary to phone for help. 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? Exercise: Who, What, When and How? Interventions that can be put in…

Find out more »

Falls Prevention- Train The Trainer

11 March - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fully funded

Starting 11th March until 18th March 2019 HCPA have created a course that provides very practical hints and tips about how the Champion can deliver the “message” of their new knowledge to their own teams. The participants will learn how to engage staff through interactive teaching techniques and how to create simple but effective resources. Most importantly, they will learn how to assess whether their training input has been effective. The participants will know how to plan training in all…

Find out more »

Falls Assistive Equipment and Falls Prevention (Risk Assessment) – (Homecare)

18 March - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mundells Campus, Mundells, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 1FT, Mundells Campus
Welwyn Garden City
Hertfordshire
AL7 1FT
+ Google Map
Fully funded

Starting 18th March 2019 This interactive one day workshop is delivered by Herts Handling and aimed at Home Care services, covering best practice for equipment, support aids and technology. The day is split to incorporate plenty of engaging discussions and activities such as: The use of risk assessments – intrinsic, extrinsic and behavioural Dementia MCA and DoLs Understanding clients Falls policies and injuries to staff if a client falls Manual handling How to choose the correct support for clients Assessing needs – learn how support aids…

Find out more »

Single Handed Care – For Home Care Staff

19 March - 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Mundells Campus, Mundells, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 1FT, Mundells Campus
Welwyn Garden City
Hertfordshire
AL7 1FT
+ Google Map
Fully funded

19th March 2019 The aim of this day is to provide experienced cares staff with an understanding of the legal implications and practical strategies for managing care with one carer.  It is presumed that all delegates will have an understanding of recognised techniques for the safer handling of people including skills with regards to the use of small handling aids; transfer aids and hoists. This course will enable care staff to work alone when assisting a client with mobility needs…

Find out more »

Falls Prevention- Homecare Setting

22 March - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mundells Campus, Mundells, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 1FT, Mundells Campus
Welwyn Garden City
Hertfordshire
AL7 1FT
Fully funded

Starts 22nd March 2019 This one-day courses 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 a falls risk assessment to help identify, and 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: Self-management strategies that can help reduce falls How…

Find out more »

Falls Assistive Equipment and Falls Prevention (Risk Assessment) – (Residential and Nursing)

29 March - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mundells Campus, Mundells, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 1FT, Mundells Campus
Welwyn Garden City
Hertfordshire
AL7 1FT
+ Google Map
Fully funded

Starting 29th March 2019 This interactive one day workshop is delivered by Herts Handling and aimed at Home Care services, covering best practice for equipment, support aids and technology. The day is split to incorporate plenty of engaging discussions and activities such as: The use of risk assessments – intrinsic, extrinsic and behavioural Dementia MCA and DoLs Understanding clients Falls policies and injuries to staff if a client falls Manual handling How to choose the correct support for clients Assessing needs – learn how support aids…

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