Falls are a major cause of injury and disability among older people yet many falls can be prevented!
This three-hour course helps nursing and care staff reduce the risk of falls among older people.
Introduction / Refresher
Nurses and Carers
To enable staff to reduce the risk of falling among vulnerable clients.
Up to 15 students
- Defining a fall
- Prevalence of falls among older people
- Physical / psychological effects of falls
- Intrinsic / extrinsic causes of falls
- Key steps in reducing falls
- Fall risk assessment
- Environmental safety issues
- Multidisciplinary involvement
- Need to record all falls
- Bedrail and restraint issues
- Knowledge test
Lecture, group discussion, case studies
and practical exercises.
Students are assessed on the basis of
their performance of the exercises and
in the summative test at the end.
- Care Standards Act regulations
- Skills for Care Induction Standards
- National Vocational Qualifications
- Health & Safety at Work Act
- Attendance forms
- Course notes / handouts
- Knowledge tests
- Training records
- Feedback forms
- Certificates of Achievement
Dependent on your training needs.
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Michael Hughes MSc BSc(Hons) RN DipN ENB 998 ENB 978 Cert HPM FRSPH FIHPE PTLLS
Healthcare Training 79 Lodge Lane, North Finchley, London N12 8JG Tel/Fax: 020 3115 1039
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