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Bleeding. Bruising. Fractures. Hypothermia. Falls are a major cause of injury and disability among older people and how we respond can either help or worsen the situation.

This three-hour course helps nursing and care staff respond to falls in a prompt, safe and effective way, minimising the risk of further harm to the fallen person.
Fall Response

Three hours

Introduction / Refresher

Nurses and Carers

To enable staff to respond to falls promptly, safely and effectively.

Up to 15 students

- Injuries associated with falls
- The CAT-TRIM fall response protocol
- Recognising fractures / head injuries
- Dangers of moving the injured
   casualty
- Need to record all falls
- 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
- Voluntary Aid Societies guidelines

- 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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