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Blaenau Gwent and Caerphilly Social Care Workforce Development

Falls and Older People

Duration : 0.5 days
Prerequisites : None
Target Audience : The target group for these sessions will include social care workers from Residential Care Homes.

Learning Outcomes

Understand both the national and local background to falls and be aware of effects of ageing and risk of falls

Have discussed and understood the consequences of falls

Have considered factors that may reduce the risk and impact of falls

Have practically explored how vision impacts upon balance, the environment and falls risks

Have improved knowledge of Falls Service

Have applied some basic risk prevention tasks you can do within the scope of your role to help reduce the risk of falls

Start dateVenueStatus
07/12/2018 Foxes Lane, Conference Room A Places available
10/01/2019 Foxes Lane, Conference Room A Places available
13/03/2019 Foxes Lane, Conference Room A Places available