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June 2019

eLearning Module Two – Exercise Strategies and Screening for Falls Prevention

June 1, 2019 @ 8:00 am - June 30, 2020 @ 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 - May 31, 2020 @ 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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March 2020

Falls Prevention for Podiatrists Workshop

March 14 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Tomasi Room, Bendat Parent and Community Centre, 36 Dodd st
Wembley,

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…

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Vision and Falls Prevention Workshop

March 23 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Harry Perkins Institute of Mecial Research, QEII Centre, 6 Verdun Street
Nedlands,

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 Jacob Nabill, Dave Hasmukh (Orientation and Mobility Specialist/Assistive Technology Specialist) and Aleysha Parker (Occupational Therapist/Assistive Technology Specialist) from Vision Australia. Click here to register

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