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Falls in Assisted Living

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Falls in Assisted Living

Course Number:
CA-SP046

Availability: In stock

The purpose of this course is to enable the learner to recognize people in assisted living (AL) facilities who may be at higher risk of falling and apply methods to prevent falls. Evidence-based practices and interventions for assessing and reducing fall risk are discussed, and the learner is engaged in exploring these techniques. Recommendations from nationally recognized organizations and the findings from a 2012 Cochrane Review of fall reduction interventions are presented to enable the learner to apply them in practical situations when working with seniors in AL communities.
Course Information:
  • Online Training Course
  • Credit Hours: 1
  • Factors Associated With Increased Fall Risk in Seniors
  • Strategies to Help Prevent Falls
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The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with information on falls in assisted living. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:

  • Describe the incidence of falls in the United States, morbidity and mortality associated with falls, and costs to the healthcare system
  • Recognize internal and external factors associated with increased fall risk in older adults
  • Identify national organizations that support fall risk reduction in seniors through research and education
  • Define methods assisted living facilities can use to select an appropriate fall reduction program
  • Discuss evidence-based fall risk assessment tools that address specific fall risk factors
  • Describe interventions proven through research to reduce fall risk in seniors
  • Define methods that healthcare workers, seniors, and family members can take to reduce falls, including emerging technologies

CA-ARF (California Department of Social Services Adult Residential Facilities)

Relias, LLC is approved by the California Department of Social Services as a Continuing Education Program Vendor to provide Continuing Education training courses to administrators of Adult Residential Facilities.

Vendor/Provider # : 2000224-735-2; Approval # 224-0145-32604

This activity is approved by the California Department of Social Services for 1 contact hour.

 

CA-RCFE (California Department of Social Services Residential Care Facility for the Elderly)

Relias, LLC is approved by the California Department of Social Services as a Continuing Education Training Program Vendor to provide Continuing Education training courses to administrators of residential care facilities for the elderly.

Vendor/Provider # 2000224-740-2; Approval # 224-0145-32663

This activity is approved by the California Department of Social Services for 1 contact hour.

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Falls in Assisted Living

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