Falls Awareness

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Learning Aims and Outcomes

 

Course Title:  Falls Awareness

Course length 3 hours

Maximum number to attend - 15

 

This course is aimed at all staff in health and social care. 


At the end of the training session, there is a short written assessment to evidence the learning of the attendees.



Learning Outcome

Assessment Criteria

Introduction - What is a Fall?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         Types of Fall:

o   No harm 

o   Low harm

o   Moderate harm

o   Severe harm

         Identify why people fall?

         Discuss the consequences of a fall

         Discuss Risk Management

Healthy Aging

 

         Discuss the natural aging process

         Identify risk factors

         Discuss effects of illness:

o   Stroke

o   Parkinsons Disease

o   Arthritis

o   Diabetes

o   Cardiac conditions

o   Dementia

o   Bladder conditions

o   Medicines

Falls Prevention

 

         Understand NICE Guidelines

         Discuss:

o   Risk identification 

o   Risk Assessment 

o   Environmental Risk Assessment

o   Understand person centred care

o   Interventions after a fall

         Documentation including:

o   Accident Book

o   RIDDOR

o   Care planning

o   Falls Risk Scores


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