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Falls Prevention Programs in Home Care for Nurses and Midwives

Speciality Classification
Nurses
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
45 minutes
Subject matter expert
Melissa Sinfield - RN BHSc (Nursing) (Hons 1st class) PhD MACN
Provider
Kineo

This course has been developed to give home care workers an understanding of the need for a falls prevention program, as well as how to effectively establish and maintain a program.

Target Audience

This course is suitable for staff working in Australian aged home care.

This training is targeted at nominated falls prevention ‘program leads’ – staff with key responsibilities for managing and implementing control programs for a wider team. This may include: 

  • Registered Nurses 
  • Enrolled Nurses 
  • facility managers 
  • community care managers 
  • quality and risk coordinators, and  
  • educators

Kineo is committed to improving the lives of people living in aged care. We have committed to a focus of providing high quality training to one of Australia’s busiest and fastest growing sectors. We know that the aged care sector is heavy on compliance training and staff require ongoing training to stay up-to-date on best practice. We aim to provide your learners with training that is current, engaging and won’t bore them out of their chairs. We’re working with subject matter experts who are as passionate about providing as high a quality level of care to consumers as we are to providing high quality training. 

This course is useful as standalone training, or paired with our existing aged care courses to provide a holistic approach to aged care.

 

Learning Outcomes

These courses focus on ensuring that the learner:

  • is able to identify the steps and actions involved in implementing a falls prevention program 
  • understands the role of a multidisciplinary team in running a falls prevention program 
  • knows where to access falls prevention resources 
  • understands how to apply PDSA (Plan, Do, Study, Act) cycles in falls prevention programs, and 
  • can evaluated falls prevention programs by measuring processes and outcomes. 

These courses feature: 

  • Rich and engaging animated content  
  • Self-reflection activities focused on generating printable takeaway documentation that can act as the basis of a falls prevention program in the learner’s workplace 
  • Key case studies detailing examples of other organisational best practice  
  • Assessments targeting specific learning outcomes, and 
  • Numerous supplementary resources for continued program development. 

This course has been developed to ensure key staff in care organisations are ready to implement falls prevention programs, and meet the requirements of Aged Care Quality Standard 3: Personal care and clinical care, and Standard 8: Organisational governance. 


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Inclusions
Animations
Assessments
Certificate of completion
Interactive activities
Video
Voice Over
Digital Credentialing
Type
Online Learning
Delivery
Online
Title
Falls Prevention Programs in Home Care for Nurses and Midwives
Speciality Classification
Nurses
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Agedcare, Geriatric Health (Aged Care and Continence )
Location
ONLINE
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
45 minutes
Price
20.00
Location
Online
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Access Duration (in months)
12
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