Content:

(NB. this CPD day is open only to Physiotherapists and Physiotherapy assistants who hold the PSI qualification). This day is led by an eminent Physiotherapist in Falls prevention. It will provide an update on therapy-based approaches to falls prevention in a range of clinical settings, and an update on dizziness and vestibular issues in older people with assessment and treatment options. It will also discuss and demonstrate the therapy led guidelines for tailoring the OTAGO and FaME exercise programmes and the protocols and considerations involved in setting up a Falls Exercise Service. Tutor: Vicky Johnston.

Developed for Physiotherapists specialising in the prevention and management of falls in frailer older people. Also appropriate for;

  • All Physiotherapists of all specialities
  • Physiotherapy students
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Physiotherapy Assistants, including Rehabilitation Assistants and Technical Instructors (supervised by Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists.

Prerequisite:

Physiotherapists and L4 Qualified PSI’s

Assessment:

None

Awarding Organisation:

NA