CANCELLED – Falls Prevention Workshop

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This event has been cancelled and will be rescheduled – for information please email ngavens@vaef.org.uk.

The event on October 16th 2019 will NOT take place.

 

Delivered by: Chris Tuckett BSc MCSP, Physiotherapist & Falls Prevention practitioner

Does you organisation work with people who may be at risk of falling?

Could you identify potential hazards? Falls are the number one cause of harm in the over 65 age group and can impact on a persons wellbeing and independence.

This training will assist you with your day to day role of supporting people in your community.

Wednesday 16th October 2019              1pm—4pm

Oakwood Hill Community Centre, Longcroft Rise, Loughton, IG10 3NB

Please confirm your attendance by emailing admin@vaef.org.uk or calling 01992 901701

Aims of the day

1) Find out about falls, what their prevalence is and who it effects.

2) Simple risk assessments and what to look for.

3) Learn (and try out for yourselves!) some physical tests to assess risk of falling.

4) Simple tips to help everyone.

5) Answer any questions you may have.

Start Date - End Date

Oct 16, 2019 - Oct 16, 2019

Start Time - End Time

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Event Location

Longcroft Rise Loughton, Essex IG10 3NB United Kingdom

Cost

Free

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