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Falls prevention training for Support Workers

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

The Falls Prevention for Support Workers training is an introductory workshop for falls prevention and explores the knowledge and skills required to identify potential risks of falls in older adult clients and report falls risk following organisational procedures. Each workshop included the following content:

  • Background and impact of falls
  • Risk factors for falls and age-related changes
  • Falls prevention strategies
  • Your role in falls prevention
  • Simple screening for falls risk
  • Stay On Your Feet® program
  • Falls prevention resources

All workshops are delivered by a trained Injury Matters staff member.

Workshop duration: 1 hour

Who should attend?

This training is suitable for support and community care workers that work with older adult clients within a community care setting.

Cost: FREE

Learning objectives:

1. Increased knowledge of risk factors and prevention strategies for falls in older adults.

2. Increased skills in identifying falls-related risk in older adults.

3. Increased understanding of own role in falls prevention.

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