Falls and Fracture Prevention in the Elderly - Certified by CPD

£20.00

Price is per online user of this course. EU applicable VAT is added.

Falls cost the NHS an estimated £2.3 billion each year, and are the leading cause of death from injury among people aged 65 or older in England. This course covers in depth topics around the signs, effects and responses of falls and fractures, from what causes a fall, the emotional and psychological effects, injuries, to what you can to do help reduce the risk of falls and how to respond to a fall. The course discusses the risk factors for a fall, such as medical conditions and nutrition, footwear to environmental hazards.

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Description

Course Overview

The course is split into two modules:

Signs, Effects and Responses and Risk Factors

Topics covered in the modules are:

  • The physical and emotional effects of a fall
  • How to assess if someone is at risk of a fall
  • How to respond if you find out that someone in your care has fallen
  • The importance of assessing and addressing modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors for falling
  • The main risk factors for a fall
  • How to become aware of and respond to these risk factors
  • The importance of educating those in your care on the best ways to avoid falling
  • Why it is important to detect osteoporosis, or weakened bones
  • How to avoid or treat osteoporosis
  • The benefits of an individualised and multifactorial approach to preventing falls

This course is aimed at anyone who wishes to learn about falls, and the methods that can be implemented to prevent falls and fractures for older people, specifically for those working within a care home, or home care environment such as community nurses.

Course Objectives:

On completion of this course you will learn:

  • The physical and emotional effects of a fall
  • How to assess if someone is at risk of a fall
  • How to respond if you find out that someone in your care has fallen
  • The importance of assessing and addressing modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors for falling
  • The main risk factors for a fall
  • How to become aware of and respond to these risk factors
  • The importance of educating those in your care on the best ways to avoid falling
  • Why it is important to detect osteoporosis, or weakened bones
  • How to avoid or treat osteoporosis
  • The benefits of an individualised and multifactorial approach to preventing falls

Discounts

For multiple purchase discounts or to find out if discounts are available on mixed course purchases please phone a customer advisor on 0844 854 9218.

Payment Options

The most straight forward method of payment is to select the number of users you require and add the product to your shopping cart by selecting Add to Cart. You will then be able to make payment using most credit and debit cards or a Paypal account. If you would like to pay by BACs transfer or by invoice please contact a customer advisor on 0844 854 9218 or email [email protected]

Additional information

Subject

level

guided-learning-hours

mobile-compatible

Available for immediate enrolment

Yes

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