Overview of Course
This half day workshop explores multifactorial risk assessments and interventions to reduce the risk of falls and minimise injuries in the elderly care setting. It looks at the roles of key multidisciplinary team members in falls management and at intrinsic and extrinsic factors as well as individual and environmental factors in risk management in relation to falls.
Aims of Course
The aim of this half day workshop is to assist healthcare staff to identify those patients or residents who are at risk of falls and to reduce that risk ultimately improving patient safety and minimising injuries in the elderly population.
The main objective of the workshop is to promote patient and resident safety by empowering healthcare staff with the knowledge and skills necessary to reduce the risk and impact of falls in elderly care settings.
This course is open to all healthcare employees who work in elderly care settings and who are interested in falls prevention and management and patient and resident safety.