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Caring for the severely frail resident

24 November, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

TARGET GROUP

This course is for:

  • London Borough of Sutton staff working within Adult Social Care and commissioned providers within Nursing, Residential and Day Care Services, including Home Carers

COURSE OVERVIEW

  • Falls management, manual handling and use of equipment

AIM

By the end of the training participants will:

  • Gain an understanding of the overall impact of falls
  • Understand the types of falls and common causes for falls
  • Know how to complete a Falls Risk Assessment
  • Be able to describe strategies that will reduce risk of falls
  • Understand the Falls Pathway for falls management
  • Know what to do if someone has fallen
  • Refresh knowledge of safe manual handling techniques
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