Falls Prevention

Event Description This 30-minute online learning module is for care support staff working across a range of settings promoting good practice in preventing falls in the people that they support.

It forms part of the knowledge-based Fundamental Core Care Skills series and will enable you to provide care with dignity and respect.
Training Objectives The aim of this module is to raise your awareness of the reasons that people may be at a greater risk of falling and what you can do to support them in preventing falls occurring in a safe, person-centred way. 
Learning Outcomes If you apply what you have learnt in this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe what a fall is.
  • Recognise the causes of falling.
  • Carry out a falls risk assessment using a recognised tool.
  • Identify professionals who can offer advice and support to prevent falls.
  • Provide safe and proactive care.
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    Course Pre-Requisites  
    Course Instructions While every effort has been made to thoroughly test this module using a range of internet browsers and devices, there are some eventualities that we are unable to predict.

    If you are having problems with a module please see the Online Learning Troubleshooting help page.

    If you are not able to find the help you need on the Online Learning Troubleshooting help page, or are still experiencing issues, please contact the Corporate Learning and Development helpdesk on cld@westsussex.gov.uk or call 033 022 22003 (x22003). 
    Online Learning Course Category Adult Services 
    Subject Areas Health Care, General Care, COVID-19 Volunteering, Care Management 
    Target Audience PVI Sector - Adults, Health Care, Care Homes, Adult Services 
    Course Costs
    Internal LA Cost: £0.00
    PVI/Care Provider Cost: £0.00
    Partnership Cost: £0.00
    Early Years Subscriber Cost: £0.00
    External Cost: £0.00
    Session Session Date Session Length Session Venue
    Online Learning Anytime 30 minutes At your desk

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