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Staff Training Pack - Falls Prevention

Staff Training Pack - Falls Prevention

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The facts are; that falls are a major problem in older adults. The incidence increases with the age in some of the individuals we care for and is higher in women than in men. It is also a fact that, falls are among the main causes of diminished functioning and hospitalisation.

Even without a serious injury, especially in older people, the fear of falling having fallen already, may limit activities. Preventing falls involves simple common sense actions which should be repeated constantly and re-enforced in the individual.

This pack...

•   Meets CQC requirements. Meets the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities).
•   Meets the Care Certificate Standard 13
•   Provides Evidence for Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (QCF) unit L2EFAW.
•   Provides Evidence for Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (QCF) unit L2EFAW.

What does the pack cover?

  1. Inappropriate footwear
  2. Visual impairment
  3. Medical conditions
  4. Non ambulant people or those with little mobility
  5. Mental illness
  6. Mobility aids
  7. Poly pharmacy
  8. Hazards
  9. Poor lighting
  10. Consequences of falls
  11. Hip Injuries
  12. Impaired Functioning and Mobility
  13. Fear of Falling    
  14. Falls and Injury Prevention strategies
  15. Falls risk assessment
  16. Shock absorbent pads in undergarments (hip protectors)    
  17. Adjustable beds, pressure alarms and personal alarms
  18. Exercise and activity for balance, strength and mobility
  19. Calcium and vitamin D supplements
  20. Changing the medication regime
  21. Improved Vision    
  22. Footwear    
  23. Foot care
  24. Appropriate seating    
  25. Walking Aids    
  26. The Environment    
  27. Physical Intervention    
  28. Individuals and family members must be involved    
  29. Effective staff training
  30. Incontinence management    
  31. Postural Hypertension management
  32. Personal items    
  33. A multi disciplinary team approach
  34. When a fall happens
  35. Falls risk assessment
  36. Assessment
  37. Example of a falls risk Assessment
  38. Example of further Assessment requirements
  39. Falls Audit
  40. Falls records and audits

What's included in the Double DVD/CD Pack?

The DVD includes:
•  Power Point presentation viewable on your PC, Mac or TV via a DVD player.

The CD includes:
•  Comprehensive printable staff training knowledge workbook.
•  Power Point presentation of workbook.
•  Printable training question sheets.
•  Printable training answer sheets.
•  Printable Certificate.

Certificates can be presented to your staff when they successfully complete their training.

How do I use the Training Pack?

Step 1
Purchase your chosen pack or packs, duplicate the knowledge work book and give to your staff / learners or, use the powerpoint presentation to deliver a more visual training or, a combination of both.

Step 2
Mark the completed question sheets.

Step 3
Certificate all successful learners.