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June 2019

eLearning Module Two – Exercise Strategies and Screening for Falls Prevention

June 1, 2019 @ 8:00 am - June 30, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
No cost

Free Self-paced Online Learning  This "Exercise Strategies and Screening for Falls Prevention" online module has been developed for exercise and activity coordinators (e.g. fitness instructors, therapy assistants and peer exercise leaders). The module will help support the implementation of evidence-based falls prevention exercise strategies for older adults. Participants will explore the role of exercise in preventing falls in older adults. This includes the explanations of the different types of exercises and programs designed to improve strength and balance and reduce…

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eLearning Module One – Introduction to Falls Prevention

June 1, 2019 @ 9:30 am - June 30, 2021 @ 9:30 am
No cost

Free Self-paced Online Learning  This "Introduction to Falls Prevention" online module has been developed for exercise and activity coordinators (i.e. fitness instructors, therapy assistants and peer exercise leaders). The module aims to equip non-health professionals with background knowledge of falls, age-related changes and how these can impact an individual's function, mobility and falls risk. Being interactive, practical and evidence-informed, the module will help you facilitate effective and relevant falls prevention exercise strategies for older adults living in the community. Module…

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February 2021

Tai Chi for Arthritis and Falls Prevention Instructor Training

February 10 - February 12
Tomasi Room, Bendat Parent and Community Centre, 36 Dodd st
Wembley,
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$220

Would you like to deliver Tai Chi for Arthritis to older adults? Tai Chi for Arthritis is a program designed by Dr Paul Lam and a team of medical specialists and Tai Chi experts. Based on the Sun style of Tai Chi, Tai Chi for Arthritis Prevention is easy to learn, effective and safe. Tai Chi for Arthritis is an evidence-based program which works to prevent falls through improving balance, confidence and muscular strength in older adults. During the workshop…

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March 2021

Stay On Your Feet® Give It a Go Day

March 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
East Fremantle Lawn Tennis Club, Jerrat Drive
East Fremantle, WA 6158 Australia
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Free

Join Injury Matters, the Town of East Fremantle, City of Melville & the City of Fremantle at the Stay On Your Feet® Move Your Body Event. What is happening on the day? Join us for a light afternoon tea and refreshments. Come and try new exercises and get to know local services near you! Find out how to strengthen your legs and build your balance to prevent falls. Who All older adults, family and carers welcome. When Wednesday 3rd March…

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May 2021

Frailty and Falls Prevention Webinar

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

Frailty is recognised as a risk factor for falls. Frailty involves the concepts associated with the deterioration of the body related to the ageing process. It involves decreased physical performance, including balance, gait and mobility problems, all of which predispose older adults to falling. Falls can have a negative psychological impact on older adults including fear of falling, loss of confidence, and anxiety which may lead to loss of independence. Due to the negative impact of falling it is important…

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Stay On Your Feet® is provided by Injury Matters and funded by the Western Australian Department of Health.

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Injury Matters acknowledge the Whadjuk Noongar people as the traditional custodians of the land on which we live and work, and recognises Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples continuing connection to land, waters and community across Western Australia.