Content: 

  • To provide an understanding of the rationale behind the OEP design, service implementation, and the principles of exercise programming and the guidelines for leading exercise for frailer older people in 1-2-1 and group settings.
  • To provide the opportunity to develop the skills necessary to deliver the OEP safely and effectively to frailer older people with a high risk, or history of falls, and to understand the differing skills and qualifications required for implementing the programme.
  • To provide information about the health and falls prevention benefits of exercise and the impact of falls on older people

Prerequisite:

L3 Older Adult Qualification (if REPs registered and insured).

This course is aligned with L2 REPs because this is an evidence based pre-ser programme, however suitbality for entry into the OEP Programme is identified by a higher level trained health professional.

Assessment:

Worksheets and Practical Assessment

Awarding Organisation:

N/A