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Fear of Falling Forum 2019

Injury Matters

Wednesday, 27 February 2019 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm (AWST)

Fear of Falling Forum 2019

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The Fear of Falling Forum

Evidence, best practice and delivery of strategies to reduce the Fear of Falling in older adults.                                                                                                         

Fear of falling is an important psychosocial factor associated with falls in older people. This can be prevalent, often distressing, and can result in both physical and social limitations in their lives.

Understanding Fear of Falling and how this impacts on falls risk provides a valuable basis for reducing future or recurrent falls. Health care providers who supporting and caring for older adults have an opportunity to learn how to identify and manage Fear of Falling to help reduce the risk of falling. Hear from a variety of health professionals and experts in their field, as they share their perspectives on managing and reducing the Fear of Falling.

The Fear of Falling Forum will provide attendees with:

  • an increased awareness and knowledge of the multifactorial nature of fear of falling
  • multidisciplinary strategies to manage both the cause and the impact 
  • the confidence to identify and respond to Fear of falling utilising multifaceted approaches and strategies tailored to the older adults needs.

Who should attend?

  • Allied health therapists and their support staff
  • Practice Nurses and GP's
  • Community care providers /care staff
  • Nurses/nurse practitioners
  • Anyone with an interest in preventing falls in older adults.
Working in…
  • Private practice and government 
  • GP practices
  • Hospitals and residential care
  • Community care
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Tomasi Room - Telethon Speech and Hearing
36 Dodd Street
Wembley
Perth, WA
Australia

Wednesday, 27 February 2019 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm (AWST)


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programs and services that enable Western Australians to live long and healthy lives.

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