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Vision and Falls Prevention Seminars
May 26 @ 6:30 pm - June 9 @ 7:30 pm
Join Injury Matters and Vision Australia for the ‘Vision and Falls Prevention Workshop’ as we learn how to prevent falls in older adults through:
- Identifying age-related vision impairments;
- Understanding the risk factors for falls prevention in people who are blind or have low vision; and
- Learn appropriate interventions for falls prevention.
Presentations will be delivered by Nabill Jacob (DOBA BAppSc-Orthoptics(Syd), MCommHlth(Syd), MIP (ACHSM), is the Clinical Relationship Manager at Vision Australia. Hasmukh Dave (Orientation and Mobility Specialist/Assistive Technology Specialist) and Emily Purcell (B-PSYCH, MG-OCCT, Occupational Therapist) from Vision Australia.
Session 1: Introduction to Vision Australia and Injury Matters with guest presenter Nabill Jacob
Tuesday 26th May
Session 2: Occupational Therapy, risks and strategies with guest presenter Emily Purcell
Tuesday 2nd June
Session 3: Orientation, mobility and falls prevention with guest presenter Hasmukh Dave
Tuesday 9th June