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Implementing the Lifestyle Integrated Functional Exercise (LIFE) Program to help prevent falls

Injury Matters offer falls prevention training for allied health professionals in Western Australia who work with older adults living in the community.

The ‘Implementing the Lifestyle Integrated Functional Exercise (LIFE) Program to help prevent falls’ training is a half-day workshop for health professionals to reduce the risk of falls and improve capacity for functional everyday activity, based on the LiFE program principles. This interactive workshop explores the knowledge and skills required for allied health professionals to effectively implement balance and strength exercises for older adults in their everyday life. Each workshop includes the following content:

  • Background and impact of falls
  • LiFE Principles of Balance Training
  • Embedding exercises into daily routines
  • Habit formation and retention
  • Screening and assessment tools
  • Safety considerations
  • LiFE program modifications and adaptations
  • Stay On Your Feet® program

All workshops are delivered by a Registered Physiotherapist.

Workshop duration: 3 hours

Workshop format: In-person

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 allied health professionals with an interest in exercise and older adults, including Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Exercise Physiologists, and Registered Nurses.

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 prevention guidelines.
  2. Increased knowledge to implement a therapeutic intervention to address falls risk.
  3. Increased awareness of Lifestyle-integrated Functional Exercise (LiFE) Program.
  4. Increased skills to implement exercise-based intervention based on LiFE concepts.

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