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Falls Prevention Workshop

When: Back to Calendar November 14, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Where: St John's Church
St Johns Rd
Epping CM16
UK
Contact: Nina Gavens
01992 910 701
ngavens@vaef.org.uk

FALLS PREVENTION WORKSHOP

Delivered by: Chris Tuckett BSc MCSP, Physiotherapist & Falls Prevention practitioner

 

Does you organisation work with people who may be at risk of falling?

Could you identify potential hazards?

This training will assist you with your day to day role of supporting people in your community.

 

Wednesday 14th November 2018                  1pm—4pm

St John’s Church, St John’s Road, Epping CM16 5DN

Please confirm your attendance by emailing admin@vaef.org.uk or calling 01992 910701

 

Aims of the day

1) Find out about falls, what their prevalence is and who it effects.

2) Simple risk assessments and what to look for.

3) Learn (and try out for yourselves!) some physical tests to assess risk of falling.

4) Simple tips to help everyone.

5) Answer any questions you may have.

Timetable

13.00-13.30 An introduction to falls

13.30-14.00 Assessing falls risk, what to look for

14.00-14.15 Coffee break

14.15-14.45 Physical tests & deconditioning

14.45-15.15 Simple advice and tips

15.15-15.45 Q&A

 

 

 

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