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Where will this course lead?

Falls represent the most frequent and serious type of accident in people aged 65 and over, with 10,000 falls happening each day. Falls often have both a physical and mental impact, as they can result in lack of confidence, isolation, fractures and broken bones. This course is ideal for anyone working in health and social care and those who have contact with older people, who are more susceptible to falls.

What will I study?

  • Falls in context
  • The risk factors and causes of falls
  • Falls assessment and prevention
  • Managing falls

How will this course be delivered?

8 weeks distance learning (2 assessments)

What qualifications will I get?

NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Falls Prevention Awareness.

How will I be assessed?

Assessments will be marked by an allocated tutor who will provide you with detailed feedback. You will be assessed against criteria where all learning outcomes of the course have to be covered; your tutor will give you guidance for this.

How do I get a place on the course?

Register your interest and we will contact you with a date for enrolment, or contact 01789 266245 / professionals@stratford.ac.uk

What are the entry requirements?

No specific entry requirements, but an initial assessment will be completed at enrolment.

What else do I need to know?

You must be aged 19+ and have lived within the European Economic Area (EEA) for at least 3 years. You must be based in England; however some postcode exclusions apply - please enquire for confirmation of eligibility. In addition to this, please note that participants cannot be currently enrolled on an apprenticeship or higher education training programme.

These courses are fully funded at zero cost unless they are not completed and learning materials are retained by the learner; please note that in these circumstances, there is a £125 fee.

Location

Solihull College & University Centre, Stratford-upon-Avon College

Start Date

Various

Day

Various

Time

Various

Course Fee

Free

Course Code

HEEWA013OCP0

Study Mode

Distance Learning