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Level 2 Certificate in Falls Prevention Awareness

The Skills Network
Course summary
Length: 10 weeks
Price: 0 GBP excl. VAT
Language: English
Location: Distance
Course home page: Link
Course type: e-learning / Online / Distance

Course description

The Skills Network

Are you currently working in, or looking to work in, the health and social care sector? Are you looking to receive a falls prevention certification to further progress or kick-start your career? This could be the course for you. This qualification aims to raise awareness about the impact and consequences of a fall, the risks and hazards that could result in a fall and how to prevent or reduce the risk of a fall.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

The benefits of this course include:

 

  • Learn from your own home, in your own time
  • Achieve a nationally recognised level 2 qualification
  • Access to award-winning learning and assessment materials
  • Subject specialist support from a Tutor and access to a Learner Support Advisor for everyday queries
  • Funding available – speak to one of our team for more information and to see if you are eligible.

 

Training Course Content

Unit 1: Falls in context

This unit will provide an introduction to falls within a health and social care context, including the impact and consequences of falls, the benefits of falls awareness and prevention and legislation and guidance relating to falls and falls prevention.

Unit 2: The risk factors and causes of falls

In this unit you will be learning about the personal and environmental factors that can increase the likelihood of falls and other risk factors.

Unit 3: Falls assessment and prevention

This unit will look at how an individual’s risk of falls can be assessed, monitored and reviewed. You will learn about effective interventions that can be used to reduce the risk of falls and multi-agency and specialist support available for falls prevention.

Unit 4: Managing falls

In this unit you will learn more about how to reduce the impact and minimise harm in the event of a fall, your role and responsibilities in falls situations and the importance of learning from falls to improve care.

Expenses

Free of Charge

About provider

The Skills Network – Distance Learning Courses for Skills Development

The Skills Network is a market-leading training provider, delivering distance learning courses across a range of sectors. With a wide portfolio of highly flexible courses, The Skills Network supports employers and learners to develop their skills and achieve their goals. Whatever the...


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Contact info

The Skills Network

Abbey Court, 10 – 16 Benedict Drive
YO8 8RY Selby, North Yorkshire

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