Why choose this programme?

Falls in Older people can have life changing consequences, and older people are most likely to suffer serious injuries, disability, psychological consequences and death following a fall. 

The purpose of this course is to provide information to help
identify the risks within the home environment  and implement a falls prevention action plan.

Key Takaways

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Why falls prevention is important

Falls prevention is a team effort . We help start the conversation to determine the risk to you or a loved one .

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How to talk about falls prevention with others

Falls prevention is a team effort . We help start the conversation to determine the risk to you or a loved one .

Developing a falls prevention action plan

We help you create a falls prevention action plan that can help avoid unecessary falls in the home 

Programme Themes

  • Falls are common
  • Falls can cause serious Injury
  • Falls are costly 
  • Falls impact the wider circle of care
  • The most common risk factors that can result in a fall
  • Knowing what to look out for 
  • Steps you can make to prevent a fall
  •  How to raise the topic with others

We provide 8 strategies that you can take immediately to create a plan that is workable for you or a loved one .  

Ready to get started?

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Related Programmes

If you’re interested in Fall prevention in the home you may also be interested in our other series of short FREE training  courses. Our ‘Home adaptation guide for senior adults’ & ‘Technology for safer independent living’ courses offer FREE & practical advice. 

Our learning hub is dedicated to helping Irish senior adults age safely in a safer home  environment in old age.