Falls Prevention Awareness
The purpose of this qualification is to increase learners’ awareness and understanding of falls and their prevention.
This is a Distance Learning course however you must attend an induction session before you can begin your studies.
Please note that whilst the course is free, there is a £50 withdrawal fee if you choose to withdraw from the course.
The objective of the qualification is to allow learner’s to gain knowledge and understanding of:
• The impact and consequences of a fall
• Risks and hazards which contribute to falls
• Reducing the risk of falls.
The qualification also covers the importance of recording and reporting any incidence of falls to ensure that interventions can be put in place to reduce risk and reoccurrence of falls.
This qualification is aimed at anyone working in a healthcare or social care environment, particularly those that support, or have contact with, older people who have an increased propensity to falls.
Assessment Awarding Body: NCFE/CACHE
This course is delivered via Distance Learning. You will receive your own study pack, alongside a dedicated tutor who you can contact throughout your studies. Your study packs comprise a set of high-quality knowledge workbooks that are designed to help you learn independently through a range of reflective activities.
You will also receive an online assessment account where you will document your evidence.
You could progress onto other Distance Learning programmes such as:
• Level 2 Certificate in Managing Medication
• Level 2 Certificate in Dementia
• Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
• Dignity and Safeguarding
• Personal Care Needs