Falls prevention is everyone's business
Falls prevention is an essential element in older adult health. The NoFalls Exercise program significantly reduces the number of falls experienced by people 70 years and older.
The course is suitable for health professionals, health promotion practitioners, fitness educators, health educators and exercise leaders. It teaches the components, principles and guidelines for the effective delivery of the Monash University, Accident Research Centre, NoFalls Exercise program.
This one-day training includes:
- What causes falls in the older population
- NoFalls exercise program research
- Stretching & strengthening exercises
- Home exercise program
The NoFalls Exercises are suitable to be delivered to individuals or groups to community-based or low care needs clients.
Workshop leaderThe workshop is conducted by physiotherapist Robin Townsend. Robin is a physiotherapist with post-graduate qualifications in gerontology and workplace training who works as a consultant physiotherapist and manual handling trainer in both the residential and community aged care sectors. She has a commitment to offering evidence-based interventions for the prevention of falls, and to supporting those who work with the older adult to adopt evidence to practice approaches. We are fortunate that Robin is a master trainer for Active Ageing Australia, co-author of our Easy Moves for Active Ageing (EMAA) program and is a national trainer for the NoFalls Exercise Program.
Up to 10% discount available to members
- Includes one day training, NoFalls Exercise Manual, course materials, certificate, catering throughout the day