Falls Prevention for Podiatrists Workshop
March 14 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Join Injury Matters and Podiatry WA for the ‘Falls Prevention for Podiatrists Workshop’ as we learn about effective podiatry measures for falls prevention as well as falls assessment/screening tools and referral pathways.
Presentations will be delivered by Theresa Miller, Senior Podiatrist at East Metropolitan Health Service and Tony Petta, Senior Physiotherapist at Falls Clinic, Department of Health. This workshop will be a practical focus on strategies for preventing falls in older adults and will be tailored to meet the needs of Podiatrists.
The workshop aims to:
• Increase understanding of falls risk factors.
• Increased knowledge of strategies to reduce falls risk factors related to foot issues.
• Increased understanding of how to complete a falls risk assessment/screening tools.
• Increased understanding of falls referral pathways in Western Australia.