Falls and Fragility

Senior man jumping the rope, exercising on the beach - Falls and Fragility training course
Course No. 1099

£295.00 ((Ex VAT))

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  • Online - Zoom 2 hour(s)
  • Up to 12 Delegates
  • Certificate of Attendance Provided
Available Funding:
Self Funded
Silver VIP Customers: 2 VIP Hours
Gold VIP Customers: £0.00

Course Outline

Falls prevention is an essential skill that will support clients to remain independent for longer – gain this skill in our Falls and Fragility Course. Falling can result in serious injury or maybe even death. It is accepted that experiencing a physical injury is usually painful, however, what  is often underestimated, is the emotional impact of suffering falls. Living in fear of another fall can destroy a person’s confidence and as a result, they often become less mobile.  When people stop moving around they lose muscle condition, which has the effect of making a fall even more likely. For that reason, minimising or preventing falls can have a major impact on a person’s health and wellbeing.  It is therefore important that all staff have the skills to encourage and support a person to be mobile, while engaging in good falls prevention practice.

Our Falls and Fragility Training Course explores the many reasons why a person might fall and actions that can be taken to minimise or prevent falls. Attendees will also learn what to do if a fall does occur,  how to take appropriate action and finally, how to record the incident correctly.

View all Core & Mandatory Training Courses
  • Understand what falls are​
  • Understand the causes of falls​
  • List the potential consequences of a fall​
  • Define fragility, its causes, and its impact on well-being​
  • Be familiar with the actions following a fall​
  • Risk assessment and preventative measures​
  • Monitoring and record keeping

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