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Active Balance for Falls Prevention

Injury Matters offers falls prevention training for health and fitness professionals in Western Australia that work with older adults living in the community.

The Active Balance for Falls Prevention training is a half-day workshop based on principles of exercise-based falls prevention. This interactive workshop explores the knowledge and skills required for health and fitness professionals to incorporate balance and strength falls prevention interventions into practice. Each workshop includes the following content:

  • Background and impact of falls
  • Risk factors for falls and age-related changes
  • Importance of balance in falls prevention
  • Falls risk assessment and screening tools
  • Strength and balance exercises and interventions for falls prevention
  • Ensuring safety during strength and balance interventions
  • When and who to refer to if needed
  • Stay On Your Feet® program

All workshops are delivered by a Registered Physiotherapist.

Workshop duration: 3 hours

This workshop can be delivered in the Perth Metropolitan area and, with notice, regional Western Australia. Please contact the Injury Matters team via [email protected] for any questions about regional delivery.

Please note: The organisation placing a workshop booking must provide a suitable venue, consisting of the following requirements: Room size that allows for group activities, chairs, desks (preferred), screen or projector with laptop connectivity and audio speakers, and internet access.

Who should attend?

This training is suitable for Fitness Trainers, Support and Community Care Workers, Allied Health Assistants, Enrolled Nurses, and Exercise Physiologists.

Cost: $550 per workshop (inclusive of GST)

Payment: Injury Matters will arrange payment via invoice upon workshop confirmation.

Learning objectives:

  1. Increased awareness of falls prevalence and the importance of falls prevention.
  2. Increased knowledge of the ageing process and other health conditions impact on falls risk.
  3. Increased confidence in identifying those at risk of falls.
  4. Increased skills in implementing exercise-based falls prevention strategies.
  5. Increased awareness of the importance of safety when implementing falls prevention strategies.
  6. Increased awareness of scope of training and experience.
  7. Increased knowledge of when to refer to an allied health professional.

What do participants have to say about this workshop?

Very informative and relevant

“Great practical components.”

I will use that [falls prevention knowledge] daily in my job as a therapy assistant.

“This is an excellent workshop.”

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Active Balance training

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