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March 2020

Falls Prevention for Podiatrists Workshop

March 14, 2020 @ 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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May 2020

Vision and Falls Prevention Seminars

May 26, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - June 9, 2020 @ 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…

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June 2020

Mild Cognitive Impairment and Falls Prevention in Older Adults webinar

June 23, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Webinar
Free

Join Injury Matters as we learn how to support older adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) to reduce their risk of falls.  The Stay On Your Feet® webinar will discuss how support workers, carers and/or Home and Community Care services can support their clients with mild cognitive impairment to reduce their risk of falls through: Understanding the impact of MCI on falls risk in older adults. Awareness of falls risk factors in older adults with MCI. Learn appropriate falls prevention…

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September 2020

Stay On Your Feet Remove Hazards Launch

September 1, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mandurah Seniors & Community Centre, 41 Ormsby Terrace
Mandurah, WA 6210 Australia
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Free

Join Injury Matters and the City of Mandurah at the Stay On Your Feet® Remove Hazards Launch. What does the event include? Join us for a free morning tea and refreshments. Learn about ways to make your home safer to prevent falls. Hear from a local podiatrist about safe footwear and ways to look after your feet. Learn about checking your eyesight. Go into the draw to win a $200 Revere Shoe Voucher when you attend the Remove Hazards Launch.…

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November 2020

Stay On Your Feet Remove Hazards Event- Geraldton

November 3, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Queen Elizabeth II Seniors and Community Centre, 88 Durlacher Street
Geraldton, WA 6530
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Free

Join Injury Matters and the WA Country Health Service-Midwest  at the Stay On Your Feet® Remove Hazards Event. What does the event include? Join us for a free morning tea and refreshments. Learn about ways to make your home safer to prevent falls. Hear from a local podiatrist about safe footwear and ways to look after your feet. Learn about checking your eyesight. Who should attend? All older adults, family and carers welcome. If transport is an issue, please contact…

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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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March 2021

Stay On Your Feet® Give It a Go Day

March 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
East Fremantle Lawn Tennis Club, Jerrat Drive
East Fremantle, WA 6158 Australia
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Free

Join Injury Matters, the Town of East Fremantle, City of Melville & the City of Fremantle at the Stay On Your Feet® Move Your Body Event. What is happening on the day? Join us for a light afternoon tea and refreshments. Come and try new exercises and get to know local services near you! Find out how to strengthen your legs and build your balance to prevent falls. Who All older adults, family and carers welcome. When Wednesday 3rd March…

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April 2021

Tai Chi for Arthritis and Falls Prevention Instructor Training

April 14 - April 16
Tomasi Room, Bendat Parent and Community Centre, 36 Dodd st
Wembley,
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$220

(This event has now sold out) 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 Prevention 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…

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May 2021

Frailty and Falls Prevention Webinar

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

Frailty is recognised as a risk factor for falls. Frailty involves the concepts associated with the deterioration of the body related to the ageing process. It involves decreased physical performance, including balance, gait and mobility problems, all of which predispose older adults to falling. Falls can have a negative psychological impact on older adults including fear of falling, loss of confidence, and anxiety which may lead to loss of independence. Due to the negative impact of falling it is important…

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