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September 2015

Tai Chi for Arthritis for Falls Prevention Instructor Training Workshop (Albany) – SOLD OUT

September 22, 2015 - September 23, 2015
Dog Rock Convention Centre, 303 Middleton Road
Albany, Western Australia 6330 Australia
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On successful completion of this two-day intensive workshop, you will be provided with the necessary skills and knowledge to conduct safe and effective modified Tai Chi classes. Tai Chi for Arthritis is a program specially designed by Dr. Paul Lam in conjunction with 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. It improves flexibility, muscle strength, increases heart/lung activity, aligns…

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October 2015

Build Your Balance Forum

October 1, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Boulevard Centre, 99 The Boulevard
Floreat, Western Australia 6014 Australia
$40

Are you a health professional working with older adults in the community? Would you like to learn more about how balance can impact on their risk of falls? If yes, then why not attend the Stay On Your Feet® Build Your Balance forum to learn about: Identifying and implementing strategies to improve balance; Understanding how to assess and challenge balance safely; Ear conditions, their effect on balance, and symptoms to look out for; and Promoting and referring older adults to…

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Optimising exercise programs for older people to improve balance and prevent falls

October 9, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 5:15 pm
The Alfred Centre, Monash University, Level 5 Lecture Theatre, 99 Commercial Road
Melbourne, Victoria 3004 Australia
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$199

The Centre of Research Excellence in Patient Safety presents Optimising exercise programs for older people to improve balance and prevent falls Engaging and sustaining older people’s participation in falls prevention exercise programs is a continual challenge for health and fitness professionals. This seminar has been developed by leading falls prevention researchers and health professionals to address such challenges. The seminar will provide delegates with practical tools and information on effective falls prevention exercise programs and public health messages. Download the…

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The Knowledge Exchange

October 28, 2015 @ 8:30 am - October 29, 2015 @ 5:30 pm
Cliftons Perth, Parmelia House, 191 St Georges Terrace
PERTH, WA 6000 Australia
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$325.00

Do you Know Injury? The Injury Control Council of WA and the Know Injury Team proudly present the inaugural Knowledge Exchange. Join us for a two day interactive learning and networking event for all health professionals working within injury prevention on Wednesday 28 and Thursday 29 October 2015. The Knowledge Exchange will build your capacity to plan, implement and evaluate injury prevention and community safety activities. In the interactive sessions you will learn how to: read and understand research develop partnerships write persuasively understanding our behaviour…

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November 2015

Introduction to Lifestyle-integrated Functional (LiFE) program to prevent falls in older adults

November 5, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wollaston Conference Centre, 5 Wollaston Road
Mount Claremont, Western Australia 6010 Australia
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$180

Are you a Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist or Exercise Physiologist? Do you want to deliver the Lifestyle-integrated Functional Exercise (LiFE) program to prevent falls? LiFE aims to embed balance and strength activities within the everyday tasks of the older person. The program is best targeted to older adults who are at risk of falling or have previously fallen, and who will be able to exercise safely whilst unsupervised, (Clemson L., Munro J., and Fiatarone Singh, M. 2014). Get along to the workshop…

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Introduction to the Otago Exercise Programme to prevent falls in older adults

November 19, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wollaston Conference Centre, 5 Wollaston Road
Mount Claremont, Western Australia 6010 Australia
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$180

Are you a Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist or Exercise Physiologist working with older adults? Do you want to deliver the Otago Exercise Programme to prevent falls? The Otago Exercise Programme is an individually tailored, home based balance and strength falls prevention program delivered to older adults by a trained instructor. The program has shown to be effective in reducing the number of falls and number of injuries resulting from falls. The Otago Exercise Programme is most effective and best targeted towards…

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Australasian Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Conference

November 25, 2015 - November 27, 2015

The Australasian Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Conference will be held at the University of Sydney on 25-27 November 2015. This conference is the premier injury prevention conference for Australia and the Asia Pacific and is expected to attract over 250 delegates including health professionals, researchers, medical practitioners, local, state and commonwealth government officers, police and enforcement employees, workplace health and safety professionals and other interested people. The continuity of the conference series over the last 18 years, and the links…

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March 2016

Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital Falls Lecture Series

March 3, 2016 @ 12:35 pm - 2:00 pm
Joske West, Sir Charles Gardiner Hospital
NEDLANDS, WA Australia
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Free

This free lecture series will be held on the first Thursday of each month. The lectures, presented by expert speakers within the falls preventions sector, will be presented twice per day. The first lecture will commence at 12.35pm and be repeated at 1.20pm. Contact Su for more information by emailing su.kitchen@health.wa.gov.au. Video conferencing is available for regional attendees, contact Su prior to the event to dial in.

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June 2016

Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital Falls Lecture Series

June 2, 2016 @ 12:35 pm - 2:00 pm
Joske West, Sir Charles Gardiner Hospital
NEDLANDS, WA Australia
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Free

This free lecture series will be held on the first Thursday of each month. The lectures, presented by expert speakers within the falls preventions sector, will be presented twice per day. The first lecture will commence at 12.35pm and be repeated at 1.20pm. Contact Su for more information by emailing su.kitchen@health.wa.gov.au. Video conferencing is available for regional attendees, contact Su prior to the event to dial in.

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July 2016

Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital Falls Lecture Series

July 7, 2016 @ 12:35 pm - 2:00 pm
Joske West, Sir Charles Gardiner Hospital
NEDLANDS, WA Australia
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Free

This free lecture series will be held on the first Thursday of each month. The lectures, presented by expert speakers within the falls preventions sector, will be presented twice per day. The first lecture will commence at 12.35pm and be repeated at 1.20pm. Contact Su for more information by emailing su.kitchen@health.wa.gov.au. Video conferencing is available for regional attendees, contact Su prior to the event to dial in.

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