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Falls and Fracture Prevention in the Elderly

There are many risk factors that could lead to a fall, such as medical conditions and nutrition, footwear and environmental hazards. This course covers in-depth topics around the signs, physical and emotional effects and responses of falls and fractures. It also looks at what you can do to help reduce the risk of a fall and how to best respond to one.

On completion of this Fracture Prevention Practitioners (FPPs) course you will get a certificate with your name, CPD hours earned, date and learning objectives discussed.

Objectives

Once you’ve completed this course, you’ll have a knowledge of:

  • The physical and emotional effects of a fall
  • How to assess if someone is at risk of a fall and what the main risk factors are
  • 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 falls and how to respond to these risks
  • 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

Modules

  • Signs, Effects and Responses
  • Risk Factors
£20.00Exc VAT
  • Duration: 45 minutes
  • PDF certificate
  • Unlimited replays
  • 12 months access

Training for your organisation

Call 01273 091 301 or email [email protected] 
for more info.

Volume Discounts

Purchases of 10 or more courses will automatically recieve a 10% discount at checkout. We also offer discounts to charities and organisations looking to buy licenses in bulk. Contact us for more information.

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4 reviews for Falls and Fracture Prevention in the Elderly

Really enjoy this course and very good benefit learning and knowledge also good easy read.
Highly engaging and information.

Heather Sim

A really useful course, great for my role.
A very good and interactive learning experience.

Heather Sim

Great content, very pleased.
I learnt a lot more than I thought I would, thanks!

Heather Sim

Quite an important eye-opener for me.
Very insightful, thoroughly enjoyed.

Heather Sim

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