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Falls Prevention

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Sfera's Park Suites and Convention Centre

191 Reservoir Road

Modbury, SA 5091

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For GPs, Nurses and Allied Health Professionals

The risk of falls increases with age, with substantial patient harm resulting in high healthcare utilisations. High level evidence exists for a range of effective falls prevention strategies. This session will provide an evidence-based update of falls prevention recommendations, applicable to the primary care setting.

Learning objectives

  • Identify risk factors for falls.

  • Implement a systematic approach in your practice to identify patients who are at a high risk for falls.

  • Perform assessment & manage patients who are at risk or have with a history of falls.

  • Explain how using various strategies can reduce the risk of falls.

  • Outline the appropriate referral pathway for patients.

Presented by

Dr Tanaya Singh, Consultant Geriatrician, NALHN

Dr Bianca Wong, Consultant Geriatrician, NALHN

Agenda

6.30pm – 7.00pm Registration and dinner
7.00pm – 8.00pm Presentations
8.00pm – 8.15pm Tea/coffee break
8.15pm – 9.15pm Presentations continue
9.15pm – 9.30pm Questions, evaluation & close

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This program is funded by the Adelaide Primary Health Network - an Australian Government initiative

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Sfera's Park Suites and Convention Centre

191 Reservoir Road

Modbury, SA 5091

Australia

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