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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

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Session 2: Occupational Therapy, risks and strategies with guest presenter Emily Purcell

Tuesday 2nd June

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 Session 3: Orientation, mobility and falls prevention with guest presenter Hasmukh Dave

Tuesday 9th June

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Details

Start:
May 26 @ 6:30 pm
End:
June 9 @ 7:30 pm

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

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Government of Western Australia Department of Health Injury Matters