Falls Prevention Training Course

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Since falls are a major source of injuries, it is imperative that vulnerable people adopt proactive preventive measures. Workers who complete this skills-building training will have the tools necessary to lower their risk of falling and react effectively when one does.

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We can deliver this training at your premises, as long as it’s within the UK. Also, we have our own venues in UK if you need access to a training room (additional charges will apply). We can also deliver this training virtually using Zoom. However, sessions delivered via Zoom will be theory only and will not include any practical.

This training will last 2-3 hours. We give a range of time to account for variable factors such as; underlying knowledge and competence of delegates, class interaction and engagement and reduced delegate numbers. If a course finishes earlier than the allotted time, it will be due to one of these reasons. However, our trainer will ensure that all learning outcomes have been met
Who will conduct the training?
One of our expert tutors. These all have an abundance of first hand care experience and knowledge – so you’ll be in great hands! We will let you know who is doing the training in advance. You can check out their skills and experience by finding them on our meet the team page.
We have a variety of different training equipment and tools available. The training will be relevant and transferable. However, if you have a specific requirement for a particular type of equipment, please make this clear during the booking process, and the team will ensure this is provided. Alternatively, we can use your own equipment for training.

Falls Prevention Training Course

To understand how to prevent falls, enroll in our two to three hour Falls Prevention Training Course. For those who are seriously at risk, it is crucial to develop effective and efficient preventative techniques because falls are a primary source of injuries.

We’ll talk about who is at danger, why falls occur, and how to avoid them. Everyone who is concerned about falls, including caregivers and healthcare professionals, should take this course.

After you’re done, get a certificate that attests to your knowledge of public safety.

Click the “Falls online course” link to access our Fall online course.

Duration of the course: two to three hours
Level 2 of the course
Qualification: Two-year qualification
Maximum Delegates: 12
Realistically speaking: No

Falls Prevention Course Content:

1. Review Factual Information About Falls

Unbelievably, falls happen frequently, therefore it’s critical to recognize the severity of the problem. We’ll look at data illustrating the annual number of falls-related injuries and the effects they have on patients and healthcare systems.

Lesson 1: Learning About Falls

    • Explore facts and information about falls.
    • Understand why it’s essential to talk about fall prevention.

 

2. What is a Fall and Why Do Individuals Fall

The first step in preventing falls is to understand the “why” behind them. An inadvertent fall happens when someone falls to the ground or a lower level. However, why do people trip and fall? It’s critical to understand the causes of falls, which might include things like poor balance, weak muscles, dangerous environments, and illnesses.

Lesson 2: What is a Fall?

    • Define what a fall is and why it happens.

3. Those Most at Risk of Falls

Some demographics are more susceptible to falls than others. To properly safeguard these people, it is imperative that we identify who they are. For example, age-related impairments in balance and movement put the elderly at greater danger. We’ll also talk about other things including prescription drugs, eye issues, and household risks that can make a person more likely to fall.

Lesson 3: Who’s at Risk?

    • Recognise the people most likely to fall.
    • Find out what makes falls more likely.

 

4. Where and When Do Falls Occur, and What Impact Do Falls Have

Falls can occur in a variety of contexts and circumstances. We can prevent them more effectively if we look at where and when they happen. At home, falls occur frequently, particularly in restrooms and on stairs. They may also take place at medical facilities. Falls can have serious repercussions for people, including injuries, hospital stays, and long-term effects on healthcare resources.

Lesson 4: When and Where Falls Happen

    • Learn when and where falls often occur.
    • See how falls affect people and healthcare.

5. How to Prevent Falls Happening

Fall risk can be decreased by a variety of tactics and programs. Enhancing illumination, eliminating trip hazards, and exercising frequently are little but effective steps that can have a big impact. We can encourage people to take action to protect themselves and their loved ones by talking about these preventive steps.

Lesson 5: Stopping Falls

    • Discuss ways to prevent falls.
    • Stress the importance of taking action to reduce fall risks.

6. Action to Take if a Fall Occurs

We’ll talk about what to do in the event of a fall in this section. It is essential to act appropriately and quickly. Fall reporting and recording needs to be done correctly for both the patient’s safety and the best possible care from medical experts.

Lesson 6: What to Do if There’s a Fall

    • Understand how to respond if someone falls.
    • Know how to report and document falls.

Falls Prevention Learning Objectives:

  • Upon completing this course, participants will know how to:
  • Identify individuals most susceptible to falls based on risk factors.
  • Recognise hazardous environments and situations commonly associated with falls.
  • Correct environmental issues that increase fall risks.
  • Educate individuals on fall prevention and risk mitigation strategies.
  • Use proper assistive techniques and mobility aids to maintain stability.
  • Respond quickly and effectively if a fall occurs to ensure safety.
  • Document incidents thoroughly to identify causal factors.
  • Develop personalised fall prevention plans assigning roles and duties.

This falls prevention course equips workers to protect those in their care from devastating fall-related injuries through practical prevention education.


Assessment and Certification

  • Take quizzes and complete course assessments.
  • Receive a certificate upon successfully finishing the course.

The goal of this course is to give students a thorough grasp of fall prevention, including its causes, risk factors, and preventative measures. It emphasizes how important it is to respond quickly to protect people’s safety and wellbeing.


Questions and Answers

 1: Who should enrol for the course?

Answer: Anyone interested in learning more about preventing falls will benefit from taking this course. It is especially helpful for family members, caretakers, medical professionals, and everyone else who is worried about the safety of someone who is at danger of falling.

 2: How long is the course?

The duration of the falls prevention training course is normally two to three hours. We’ve made sure it’s useful and educational while also honoring your precious time.

3: Is there a certification upon completion?

Answer: Yes, there is a certification provided to all participants who successfully complete the course. This certificate is a testament to your commitment to enhancing fall prevention awareness.

4: Is this an online falls prevention course?

It is not possible to take this course online. This program of in-person instruction facilitates interactive learning and practical application. You will be able to interact with the content in person, take part in discussions, and ask questions. This is the link to the course’s online edition.

5: What will I learn in this Falls Prevention training course?

You will obtain a solid understanding of fall prevention with this training. You will gain knowledge of fall prevention techniques, the importance of prompt intervention, the causes and risk factors of falls, and how to react appropriately in the event of a fall. You will leave the course with the necessary practical knowledge to safeguard vulnerable people and create safer surroundings.

As I have told others… It is the best, most informative training I have ever attended