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Falls

Most FutureLearn courses run multiple times. Every run of a course has a set start date but you can join it and work through it after it starts. Find out more Whether you have been affected by falls yourself or care for someone who has, this course will help you understand what you can do to prevent falls and also what you can do if you have experienced a fall. You can use the hashtag #FLfalls to talk about this course on social media.

Topics Covered
  • Identify falls risk factors
  • Recognise factors that could signify serious, but treatable, underlying medical problems
  • Learn more about why falls are important
  • Discover ways of assessing and reducing the risk of falling
  • Recognise when to seek help
  • Explore how to prevent falls and injury
  • Interact with others who have fallen
  • Discuss the important issues falls raise

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Rating 4.2 based on 4 ratings
Length 4 weeks
Effort 2 hours per week
Starts Apr 24 (4 weeks ago)
Cost $89
From Newcastle University via FutureLearn
Instructors Suzanne Hardy, Nuala Davis, James Frith, Julia Newton, Julia Newton and James Frith, Lisa Robinson, Chris Elliott
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Language English
Subjects Programming
Tags C Health & Psychology

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This is a perfect course for nurse working in a long term care facilities and dealing with seniors and their ailments!!!!

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It looks at health issues, at the investigations carried out in falls clinics, at ways of changing one's environment to reduce the risk of falls, how to stand up after a fall, exercises to improve balance, and so on.

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A straightforward and very practical course, both for elderly people who are at risk from falls, and for family, friends and carers.

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Newcastle University

Rating 4.2 based on 4 ratings
Length 4 weeks
Effort 2 hours per week
Starts Apr 24 (4 weeks ago)
Cost $89
From Newcastle University via FutureLearn
Instructors Suzanne Hardy, Nuala Davis, James Frith, Julia Newton, Julia Newton and James Frith, Lisa Robinson, Chris Elliott
Download Videos Only via web browser
Language English
Subjects Programming
Tags C Health & Psychology

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