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Helping the Western Australian community stay active and alert to prevent slips, trips and falls.

Training, news and events

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Visit the events calendar to find out what events are happening soon.

Strength and balance training

Are you a physiotherapist, exercise physiologist or other health professional working with older adults? Would you like to deliver a strength and balance exercise program for your clients?

As part of the Stay On Your Feet® program Injury Matters is coordinating training courses for health professionals on the delivery of strength and balance programs including Otago, LiFE (Lifestyle-integrated Functional Exercise) and Tai Chi for Arthritis. The training courses are specifically designed to improve individual’s strength and balance and reduce their risk of falling.

Register to participate in a strength and balance training course or request for a strength and balance training to be held in your area via the events calendar.

Videos

Videos are a great way to learn and see how other practitioners deliver falls prevention strategies. To watch videos of previous local presentations and events please see our videos page.

Many other organisations from around the world and locally are also providing falls prevention education using video including the following;

Online e-learning

There are a number of falls specific online training courses that you can take part in including;

  • The e-Ageing online learning tool for health professionals which was developed by the West Australian Centre for Health and Ageing. Within the tool there is a module specifically for falls which provides an interactive case study that considers care for a person who has fallen.

Falls prevention eNews

The Stay On Your Feet® program has a fortnightly eNewsletter called “Falls Prevention eNews”, to provide falls related information regarding events, training opportunities, new tools and resources along with the latest in evidence in falls prevention best practice. To sign up to the Falls Prevention eNews enter your email address below.

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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