Content:

This CPD day is for qualified PSIs working in community and NHS settings, and would be of interest to OEP Leaders who also hold a L3 Older Adult or/and L3 GP Referral Qualification. The day will include research updates in falls prevention and best practice delivery of evidence based strength and balance programmes (what we should be doing!).

Learning outcomes for the day are;

  •   identify the benefits, types and prescriptions of exercise for effective falls 
prevention
  •   identify the benefits of different types of falls prevention interventions, formats for delivery (circuit v. unison approaches)
  •   review key research around sedentary behaviour and strategies to encourage people to move more
  •   revise and update their PSI practice and progression (all components)
  •   evaluate their PSI practice with particular relation to Otago and FaME programmes
  •   analyse and/or identify physical activity of the participants/clients in their sessions compared to UK Physical Activity Guidelines (all older people groups)

Prerequisite:

Holds L4 PSI Qualification

For REPS members wanting to claim CPD points the prerequisite is L3 Older adult and/or L3 Exercise Referral

Assessment:

None

Awarding Organisation:

NA