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Level 2 Certificate in Falls Prevention Awareness
Falls prevention training courses can be very beneficial for individuals looking to pursue a career in the health and social care sector. This qualification aims to provide your learners with a deeper understanding of falls and how to prevent them. This qualification is aimed at anyone working in a healthcare or social care environment, particularly those that support or have contact with older people who have an increased propensity to falls. This includes individuals working in hospitals, care homes or helping to care for individuals living in their own home.
Unit 1: Falls in context
In this unit your learners will learn more about falls within a health and social care context, including the impact and consequences of falls, 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 learners will learn more about the factors that increase the likelihood of falls and how falls may be caused by personal and environmental factors.
Unit 3: Falls assessment and prevention
In this unit your learners will learn about how an individual’s risk of falls can be assessed, monitored and reviewed. They will look at effective interventions used to reduce the risk of falls and multi-agency and specialist support available for falls prevention.
Unit 4: Managing falls
In this unit your learners will learn how to reduce the impact and minimise harm in the event of a fall and the roles and responsibilities in falls situations, including the importance of learning from falls to improve care.