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Falls Prevention & Management in Older People

Friday 25 Nov 2022

Hallam Conference Centre, London, OR Virtual, Online

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This conference focuses on falls prevention and management in older people with a focus on ensuring effective and resilient falls prevention activity during and beyond Covid-19. Sessions throughout the day will focus on the impact of the pandemic on older people, activity and falls, developing falls prevention and healthy ageing, understanding human factors in falls prevention, meeting the psychological needs of those who have fallen or are at risk of falls, improving falls education and awareness, effective personalised multidisciplinary assessment, reducing falls on the ward, falls and mental health including delirium prevention, medication management and improving secondary prevention. The conference will also discuss key elements in the reduction of falls in your service including strength, balance and exercise promotion, managing underlying health issues, developing personalized falls prevention care plans, frailty presenting as falls and improving the systems for falls monitoring, investigation and learning.

“The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has had a major impact on both older people and falls prevention services in England”

National Falls Prevention Coordination Group progress report Published 25 March 2021

“Falls and fall-related injuries are common in older adults, have negative effects both on quality of life and functional independence and are associated with increased morbidity, mortality and health care costs.”

New horizons in falls prevention and management for older adults: a global initiative, September 2021

“The pandemic has reduced opportunities for older people to be active, leading to a decline in muscle mass, physical deconditioning, increased frailty, and an increased risk of falls.”

Getting it Right First Time Geriatric Medicine, 2021

Benefits of attending:

  • Network with colleagues who are working to improving falls prevention and management in older people
  • Reflect on the impact of the pandemic on older people, activity levels and falls prevention services
  • Develop your skills and improve competence in falls prevention and management
  • Improve your skills in the development of healthy ageing and effective strength and balance programmes
  • Examine how a human factors approach could support you to prevent falls
  • Learn from established in the development of multidisciplinary assessment and post fall protocols
  • Understand how you can better meet the psychological needs of those who have fallen
  • Improve falls education and awareness in older people and support people to change behaviour
  • Identify and manage people at risk of falling, and effectively investigate and learn from falls when they do occur
  • Improve secondary prevention of falls and fractures
  • Learn from best practice in dementia, delirium prevention and falls
  • Update your knowledge on how effective medicines management can reduce falls
  • Self assess and reflect on your own practice
  • Supports CPD professional development and acts as revalidation evidence. This course provides 5 Hrs training for CPD subject to peer group approval for revalidation purposes

Chair & Speakers Include:

Prof Cameron Swift

Emeritus Professor, Consultant Physician, Kings School of Medicine, Chair, NICE Guideline Development Group for Hip Fracture (CG124), Lead/specialist Participation Quality Standard Development, Member, NHFD Advisory Committee

Dr Julie Whitney

Clinical Lead, National Audit of Inpatient Falls; and Physiotherapist & NIHR Clinical Lecturer, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Tamsin Peach

Tamsin Peach Occupational Therapist and CityCare Falls Lead, Community Rehabilitation and Falls Team
Nottingham CityCare Partnership

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
Hallam Conference Centre, Cavendish Venues, 44 Hallam St, London W1W 6JJ
By rail:
Marylebone, Euston and Kings Cross St Pancras Stations are all within 10 minutes taxi rides or alternatively 15 minutes by Underground. Paddington Station (which has a direct link to Heathrow every 15 minutes) is 20 minutes walk or 10 minutes in a taxi.
By road:
There is on-street parking nearby, see: Parking in Westminster for more information. The nearest NCP car park is at 6-7 Weymouth Mews. Please note that this venue is within the Congestion Charge zone.
Venue Map

Fee Options

NHS, Schools & Public Sector

£295.00

(£354.00)

Voluntary sector & charities

£250.00

(£300.00)

Commercial organisations

£495.00

(£594.00)

Virtual, Online

NHS, Schools & 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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