To improve understanding of the reasons why people in later life may fall, and ways in which we can prevent falls from happening.


Suitable for everyone working within health and social care settings.


Presentation, interactive discussion, small group work, written materials provided.

Learning outcomes

At the end of this short session, participants should be able to:

  • describe the impact that falls can have on an older person
  • be more aware of the reasons why falls are often unreported and how we might spot the signs
  • be more aware of the common reasons why an older person may fall, and what we can do to prevent falls from happening
  • share knowledge within the workplace or with friends and family
  • introduce a small change within the workplace, to try to prevent falls


Mountbatten Hospice, Isle of Wight


2pm start until 4:30pm


Free to attend

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