This falls prevention training aims to raise awareness about the impact and consequences of a fall, the risks and hazards that could result in a fall and how to prevent or reduce the risk of a fall. 


Content

Unit 1: Falls in context

In this unit, your employees will be introduced to falls within a health and social care context, including the impact and consequences of a fall, the benefits of falls awareness and prevention and legislation and guidance relating to falls and falls prevention.

Unit 2: The risk factors and causes of falls

Within this unit, your employees will learn about the personal and environmental factors that can increase the likelihood of falls and other risk factors.

Unit 3: Falls assessment and prevention

In this unit, your employees will look at how an individual’s risk of falls can be assessed, monitored and reviewed. They will learn about effective interventions that can be used to reduce the risk of falls and multi-agency and specialist support for falls prevention.

Unit 4: Managing falls

Within this unit, your employees will learn more about how to reduce the impact and minimise harm in the event of a fall, their role and responsibilities in falls situations, and the importance of learning from falls to improve care.

Benefits

  • You will see improved staff retention

  • Employees will achieve a nationally recognised level 2 qualification

  • Employees can learn from your own home, in your own time

  • Employees get access to award-winning learning and assessment materials

  • Employees will receive subject specialist support from a Tutor and access to a Learner Support Advisor for everyday queries

  • Funding available – speak to one of our team for more information and to see if your staff are eligible