Falls Prevention Awareness


These workshops are community funded so open to residents of North Tyneside age 19+.

They are appropriate for those who wish to know a little more about preventing falls.

This informal session will focus on:

  • What can I do to prevent a fall?
  • Importance of health checks.
  • How do I make my home fall-proof?
  • What can I do if I’m worried about a fall?
  • What should I do to manage a fall?
  • How to get a free home safety check
  • Care Call (North Tyneside).


There is no formal assessment for this awareness session.

Course length

2 hour workshop


Tuesday 5 September 2023

10am – 12pm

YMCA, North Shields

Those interested in working in care sector go on to do:

  • 1 week – Get into Care Course held at the YMCA in North Shields.

Blended learning course is also available. (YMCA, North Shields)

  • L2 Common Health Conditions
  • L2 Falls Prevention
  • L2 Principles of Dementia Care
  • L2 Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care

Distance Learning

  • L2 Preparing to work in Adult Social Care
  • L2 Principles of Dementia Care
  • L2 Personal Care Needs
  • L2 Customer Service for Health and Social Care

Other courses available via distance learning can be found on www.skillsnorthtyneside.org.uk.

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