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Falls Prevention Summit 2021: Reducing Inpatient Falls & Harm from Inpatient Falls

Friday 15 Oct 2021

West One De Vere, London

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This national falls summit focuses on reducing inpatient falls, and harm from inpatient falls. Through national updates, practical case studies and learning from the 2020 National Audit of Inpatient Falls report (interim report published May 2021). The conference will provide a step by step guide to implementing the multiple interventions that have been proven to reduce falls in your service.

“Falls are the most common incident affecting hospital inpatients, and one of their most serious consequences is a hip fracture.”

National Audit of Inpatient Falls, 13 May 2021

“Inpatient hip fractures were associated with a greater risk of institutionalisation and higher mortality compared to hip fractures sustained out of the hospital; reflecting the fact that inpatients tend to be frailer or more acutely unwell. However, better post fall management could improve outcomes for this patient group.”

National Audit of Inpatient Falls, 13 May 2021 

Benefits of attending 
This conference will enable you to:

  • Network with colleagues who are working to reduce inpatient falls, and harm from inpatient falls
  • Understand the national context including the National Audit of Inpatient Falls move to continuous audit 
  • Ensure effective implementation and learning from the National Audit of Inpatient Falls
  • Improve care for patients by reducing inpatient falls, and harm from inpatient falls in your service
  • Reduce falls in older people presenting with frailty 
  • Learn from trusts who have developed multifaceted inpatient falls prevention programmes that work
  • Improve immediate post falls care and management 
  • Understand how you can reduce harm from inpatient falls particularly focusing on inpatient hip fracture
  • Understand the root causes of inpatient falls, and how to investigate an inpatient fall
  • Improving practice in the identification and management of people at risk of falls at ward level
  • Reflect on case studies to reduce related to medication related falls including hypotension induced by medication, and reducing falls resulting from delirium 
  • Prevent deconditioning in hospitals to reduce falls
  • Self assess and reflect on your own practice
  • Gain CPD accreditation points contributing to professional development and revalidation evidence
     

Chair & Speakers Include:

Professor Adam Gordon

Professor of the Care of Older People
University of Nottingham

Carol Munt

Patient Partner & Advocate
NHS Horizons Project A Falls Collaborative

Dr Mani Santhana Krishnan

Consultant in Old Age /Liaison Psychiatry
Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Prasanna De Silva

Consultant Psychiatrist & Senior Lecturer
Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Trust

Exhibition & Sponsorship Packages

This conference offers a valuable opportunity for industry suppliers to personally meet with their target audience where they will have time to talk and demonstrate the benefits of their products. High quality specialist audiences make having a presence at our events a highly targeted and cost effective marketing channel.

Why Exhibit?

Having a presence at this event will give you the opportunity to:

  • Demonstrate your product, system or service
  • Network and engage with your key audience  
  • Generate new business leads
  • Gain exposure for your brand and raise the profile of your organisation
  • Understand the current needs of your audience and challenges they’re facing
  • Update your knowledge of national policy and local developments  

Enquire

Contact Carolyn Goodbody for exhibition and sponsorship prices, or to discuss a tailored package to suit your needs and budget.

Getting to the Venue

Location
West One De Vere is located on Portland Street and is a 10 minute walk for Great Portland Street Underground station and a 5 minute walk from Oxford Circus
By Rail
West One De Vere is just a five minutes’ walk from Oxford Circus tube (Central, Victoria, and Bakerloo), Bond street (Jubilee) and a 10 minute walk from Great Portland Street tube (Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan) and Marylebone station.
By Road
Portland Place is just north of Oxford Circus. The nearest NCP car park is approximately 300 yards away. Follow the A4201 past De Vere West One taking the second left turning onto Weymouth Street, then take the second left onto Weymouth Mews.
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Fee Options

NHS & Public Sector

£295.00

(£354.00)

Voluntary sector & charities

£250.00

(£300.00)

Commercial organisations

£495.00

(£594.00)

(Prices in brackets include VAT)

Discounts

Additional delegate discount:

A discount of 15% will be applied to fees for any extra delegates.

Online discount:

A discount of 10% will be applied if you pay using the website.

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