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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.


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


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

Group discounts for organisations

To access multiple courses, or to purchase multiple licences for your organisation or local authority, contact us directly at or 01273 091 301, for information on group discounts.

Annual Solutions

We provide cost-effective annual solutions allowing up to 5, 10, 20 or a whole library of digital courses starting from £12 per learner, subject to requirement. Contact 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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