Post Falls Training

Course Category:
Health and Wellbeing

course description 

This training has been developed by the ambulance trust in association with care providers to reinforce previous manual handling training and develop the best possible assessment methods when confronted with a fallen patient and a clear pathway to enable the best possible care.

This course is suitable for all domiciliary carers, managers and those involved in visiting patients in their own home and supported living arrangements.

FREE to local community organisations, residents and volunteers.

*To book contact Dawn at Community Unity, tel:01392 248919 email: dawn@devoncommunities.org.uk

aims and objectives

The course provide you with::

  • Post falls assessment
  • Clear care pathways for the carer
  • A check list to confirm findings
  • Patient self-recovery techniques
  • Safe lifting techniques to assist a patient from floor to sitting to standing
  • Mechanical lifting aids

 

about your tutor

 

South West Ambulance Service

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust provides emergency and urgent care, and patient transport services across the whole of the South West.

 

Special Requirements

Please let Support Services know if there is anything that would affect your learning and if there is anything we can do to enable you to fully participate in our courses and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Call Support Services on 01392 248919 or email info@devoncommunities.org.uk