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Blaenau Gwent and Caerphilly Social Care Workforce Development

Falls and Older People

Duration : 0.5 days
Start Date : 07/12/2018
Time : 9am-2pm
Trainer : Jo Beechum
Location : Caerphilly
Venue : Foxes Lane, Conference Room A,
3 Foxes Lane, Oakdale Business Park,
Blackwood Gwent,
NP12 4AB
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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

Pre-Requisites

None

Target Audience

The target group for these sessions will include social care workers from Residential Care Homes.

 

This course has been completed