falls | prevention | training | certificate | level | 2
Level 2 Certificate in Falls Prevention Awareness
To be eligible for funding you must be aged 19 or over, have been living in the European Union for the last 3 years and have not previously completed the course you are wanting to enrol on.
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.
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.
The benefits of this course include:
Once your employees have completed this course, they could progress on to the following:
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|Full cost||Direct debit||Fully funded|
|£299||Initial payment of £29.90, 3 monthly payments of £89.70||To be eligible you must: