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Fear of Falling Forum

February 27, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

$25

Fear of Falling Forum

Evidence, best practice and delivery of strategies to reduce the Fear of Falling in older adults.

Fear of falling is an important psychosocial factor associated with falls in older people. This can be prevalent, often distressing, and can result in both physical and social limitations in their lives. Understanding Fear of Falling and how this impacts on falls risk provides a valuable basis for reducing future or recurrent falls. Health care providers who supporting and caring for older adults have an opportunity to learn how to identify and manage Fear of Falling to help reduce the risk of falling. Hear from a variety of health professionals and local experts in their field, as they share their perspectives on managing and reducing the Fear of Falling.

Who should attend?

  • Allied health therapists and their support staff
  • Practice Nurses and GP’s
  • Community care providers /care staff
  • Nurses/nurse practitioners
  • Anyone with an interest in preventing falls in older adults.

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Details

Date:
February 27, 2019
Time:
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
$25

Venue

Telethon Speech and Hearing
36 Dodd St, Wembley Australia + Google Map

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