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Falls Prevention Forum 2022

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Falls Prevention Forum 2022

16 November 2022 @ 4:45 pm - 7:30 pm


Join Injury Matters and the Australian Association of Gerontology for a WA falls prevention professional development and networking evening.

The evening will host leading experts in the field of falls prevention, including international speaker Professor Ngaire Kerse from the University of Auckland coming to Perth, showcasing the latest falls prevention evidence across the community, hospital, and residential aged-care settings.

The event will provide an opportunity for attendees to contribute to a discussion around falls prevention in WA and is suited to any professionals working in falls prevention.

In-person registration, networking, and refreshments to open from 4:45pm for in-person attendees, with formalities to commence at 5:30pm.

Event Program

4:45pm: Registrations open (food available for in-person attendees)

5:30pm: Welcome and introduction to falls in WA (Injury Matters)

5:40pm: Staying Upright: falls prevention in the community and residential aged care (Professor Ngaire Kerse, University of Auckland NZ)

6:30pm: Post Fall MD Management Guidelines for WA Health Care Settings 2023 (Su Kitchen, Sir Charles Gairdner Osborne Park Health Care Group)

6:45pm: Panel Discussion ‘Putting our best foot forward: The future of falls prevention in WA’
(Professor Ngaire Kerse, University of Auckland NZ, Su Kitchen, Sir Charles Gairdner Osborne Park Health Care Group, Professor Anne-Marie Hill, University of Western Australia, Suzanne Butler, Injury Matters)

7:15pm: Update on the Australian and New Zealand Falls Prevention Conference Perth 2023 (Anne-Marie Hill, The University of Western Australia)

7:20pm: Event close

Register here



16 November 2022
4:45 pm - 7:30 pm
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Bendat Parent & Community Centre
36 Dodd Street
Wembley, WA 6014 Australia
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