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June 2017

Introduction to the Lifestyle-Integrated Exercise (LiFE) Program and Otago Exercise Programme (Albany)

June 30, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Centennial Park Sporting Precinct Albany, Australia
$285

Are you a Physiotherapist, Allied Health Assistant, Occupational Therapist or Exercise Physiologist working with older adults? Are you wanting to deliver an exercise proven to prevent falls? Attend this one-day intensive workshop, delivered by Senior Physiotherapist and Falls Specialist Tony Petta to learn about the LiFE and Otago programs and to acquire the skills and confidence to implement these programs with at risk clients in your clinical practice. Date: Friday 30 June, 2017 Time: 8:00am to 4:00pm (morning/afternoon tea, lunch and refreshments…

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September 2017

Older Adult Injuries: The Incidence and Cost of Injury in WA

September 7, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Grace Vaughan House, 227 Stubbs Terrace, Shenton Park
Perth, WA 6008 Australia
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Please join us for the latest in our series of seminars detailing components of the Department of Health’s report, Incidence and Cost of Injury in Western Australia 2012. This briefing will provide an expert analysis of the impact of injuries sustained by older adults in WA, including health sector costs, long-term care costs, loss of paid productivity and loss of quality of life. Keynote presentations will be delivered from the perspectives of research, policy and practice, with a focus on…

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Active Balance Workshop

September 8, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Geographe Centre, Queen Elizabeth Avenue and Recreation Lane
West Busselton, WA 6280 Australia
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Are you a therapy assistant or activity coordinator working with older adults in the community or supporting an Allied Health therapist in their role? Are you a gym instructor or group exercise leader in the community working with older adults? Would you like to learn more about the importance of balance and what you can do? If yes, then why not attend the Stay On Your Feet® Active Balance? This workshop will provide you with insight into the incidence and…

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October 2017

Build Your Balance Forum

October 14, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Injury Matters, Level 2, 297 Vincent Street,Leederville
Perth, Western Australia 6014 Australia
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Are you a trainer or fitness instructor working with older adults in the community? Would you like to learn more about the physiological changes with ageing and how this impacts on balance? If yes, then why not attend the Stay On Your Feet® Build Your Balance Forum to learn about: The theory of balance (in relation to falls prevention) Physiological changes with ageing and how to address these through balance Balance exercises and progressions Pre-exercise screening Tools and methods for…

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Introduction to the Lifestyle-Integrated Functional Exercise (LiFE) and Otago Exercise Programs

October 20, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Mandurah Aquatic and Recreation Centre, 303 Pinjarra Road
Mandurah, WA 6210 Australia
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Are you a physiotherapist, occupational therapist or exercise physiologist working with older adults? Are you looking to deliver an exercise program proven to prevent falls? Attend this one-day intensive workshop, delivered by senior physiotherapist and falls specialist, Tony Petta, to learn about the LiFE and Otago programs and to acquire the skills and confidence to implement these programs with at risk clients in your clinical practice. This workshop provides the opportunity to: Learn the strength and balance principles of the…

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November 2017

Tai Chi for Arthritis for Falls Prevention

November 17, 2017 @ 9:00 am - November 19, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Would you like to deliver Tai Chi for Arthritis to older adults? Tai Chi for Arthritis is a program designed by Dr Paul Lam and a team of medical specialists and tai chi experts. Based on the Sun style of tai chi, Tai Chi for Arthritis is easy to learn, effective and safe. Tai Chi for Arthritis is an evidence based program which works to prevent falls through improving balance, confidence and muscular strength in older adults. During the workshop,…

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May 2018

Active Balance Workshop

May 26, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Injury Matters, Level 2, 297 Vincent Street,Leederville
Perth, Western Australia 6014 Australia
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$55

If you are a fitness instructor, allied health assistant or community activity coordinator currently working with older adults and would like more information about incorporating falls prevention activities into your current program please contact the Stay on Your Feet® team on 1300 30 35 40 or email info@stayonyourfeet.com.au.

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July 2018

Tai Chi for Arthritis and Falls Prevention Instructor Training – July 2018 Perth Metro

July 6, 2018 - July 8, 2018
The Boulevard Centre, 99 The Boulevard
Floreat, WA 6014 Australia
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$110 – $440

Do you want to become a Qualified Tai Chi for Arthritis and Falls Prevention Instructor? Tai Chi for Arthritis is a program designed by Dr Paul Lam and a team of medical specialists and tai chi experts. Based on the Sun style, Tai Chi for Arthritis is easy to learn, effective and safe. It is an evidence-based program which works to prevent falls through improving balance, confidence and muscular strength in older adults. About the training: Tai Chi for Arthritis…

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November 2020

Home Modification for Falls Prevention Workshop

November 26, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
The Boulevard Centre, 99 The Boulevard
Floreat, Western Australia 6014 Australia
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$20

Injury Matters and Occupational Therapy Australia are partnering to deliver the ‘Home Modification for Falls Prevention Workshop’.  This workshop aims to provide an overview of the role of Occupational Therapists in falls prevention.   It will outline the risk factors and impact of falls in Western Australia, screening and assessment tools, referral pathways and information and resources for the Stay On Your Feet® Program. The core principles of home modification solutions focused on ramps, rails, bathrooms and toilets for hazard reduction…

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December 2020

Falls Prevention in Older Adults with Diabetes Webinar

December 3, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Older adults with diabetes have an increased rate of falls and are more likely to have falls-related complications, including recurrent falls and increased rate of fracture, than those without diabetes. Falls can significantly impact social and physical activities, quality of life and lead to fear of further falling in older adults.  Identifying and addressing modifiable risk factors for falls in older adults with diabetes and the coordination of appropriate falls prevention interventions could help to reduce falls risk. Join Injury…

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