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Falls Prevention Awareness - Teams session

Course Code
BH/21/1250
Course Types
Webinar
Overview

To raise awareness of the impact of falls and fractures within the community and care homes.  To offer strategies to reduce the risk and support your residents or clients to remain safe and independent. Training provided by Wendy Mitchell, Falls Specialist Practitioner from the Osteoporosis and Falls Prevention Service, Sussex Community NHS Trust.

This Falls Prevention Awareness course is specifically for carer workers in care homes, and carers who work in people’s own homes. Please note there is a separate course specifically for care home managers provided by the Falls and Fracture Prevention Service, Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust.  For details please email  wendy.mitchell15@nhs.net

This 2 hour session will be delivered on Microsoft Teams.  

Start Date
Tuesday 16 November 2021
End Date
Tuesday 16 November 2021
Times
10:00 - 12:00
Number of Sessions
1
Learning outcomes

By the end of the course you will be able to:



  • recognise the impact of falls and fractures on older people

  • describe the factors that affect falls risk

  • identify falls risks within the home or care home environment

  • discuss and implement strategies for preventing falls

Additional information
The Teams link is attached to this course. 

If you have Teams:

Open Outlook calendar meeting > click Join
Select your device camera, and microphone settings and click Join
Wait for the meeting organiser to let you in

If you don’t have Teams:

Open Outlook calendar meeting
Click on the “Join Microsoft Teams Meeting” link
You will see “Download the windows app” or “Join on the web instead”.
Please click on “Join on the web instead”

If you're using Citrix on a personal device, you should use the web version of Teams outside of Citrix, as using Teams directly within Citrix will give you limited access.

This information is helpful if you are unfamiliar with Teams.

Please note that the two documents attached in this email will be used during the session so it is important that you have these to hand during the session, be it electronically or printed.  

This Falls Prevention Awareness course is specifically for carer workers in care homes, and carers who work in people’s own homes. Please note there is a separate course specifically for care home managers provided by the Falls and Fracture Prevention Service, Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust. For details please email wendy.mitchell15@nhs.net
Target Audience
Adult Social Care Providers / Carers / For anyone where relevant to role
target audience
Course pre-requisites
Venue
Microsoft Teams, online learning session
venue
Commissioner
Event Trainers
Wendy Mitchell
tutors
Pricing Bands
Tier 1
£0.00
Tier 2
£0.00
Tier 3
£55.00
Tier 4
£55.00
Tier 5
£65.00