Step Ahead to Fall Prevention training workshopNovember 29 2017 - November 29 2017 830 am -12noon
Hosting Organization: York Region Public Health (york.ca/healthyaging)
Type of Event: Presentation
Audience: Health care professionals working with older adultsDownload Document
The Step Ahead to Fall Prevention in Older Adults training program is for health care providers and caregivers providing care to older adults. The goal of this free training session is to increase knowledge, skills and awareness about the causes of falling and to recommend fall prevention strategies for the older adults whom health care providers and caregivers work with . Topics covered include: aging, ageism, learned helplessness , risk factors for falls and changing behavior through supportive coaching. The program is evidence based and utilizes current research, adult learning principles and best practices in fall prevention.
It will be held on November 29, 2017 from 830-12 at the York Region Public Health office at 50 High Tech Road in Richmond Hill, Ontario. To register please call Christine Grimbly at at 1-877-464-9675 ext 74612.