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Falls Conference
Falls
Event Type:
National Conference
Date:
14 July 2021
Location:
Virtual
Contact:
Becka Miller (Email Contact)
Contact Phone:
01923429933
This conference focuses on falls prevention and management in older people with a focus on ensuring effective and resilient falls prevention activity during and beyond Covid-19. Sessions throughout the day will focus on the impact of the pandemic on older people, activity and falls, developing falls prevention and healthy ageing, understanding human factors in falls prevention, meeting the psychological needs of those who have fallen or are at risk of falls, improving falls education and awareness, effective personalised multidisciplinary assessment, reducing falls on the ward, falls and mental health including delirium prevention, medication management and improving secondary prevention. The conference will also discuss key elements in the reduction of falls in your service including strength, balance and exercise promotion, managing underlying health issues, developing personalized falls prevention care plans, frailty presenting as falls and improving the systems for falls monitoring, investigation and learning.
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