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Falls Prevention Awareness Certificate (Online)

Level 2

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Key Info

Learning Area   Social Care & Health
Delivery Mode   Distance Learning
Duration   12 weeks.
Course Code   10185-OTH,10185-OTH-22


Dates & Locations

Course Type   Adult
Location   Cornwall College St Austell
Start Date   As required
Fees   Tuition Fees: £0.00


Course Type   Adult
Location   Cornwall College St Austell
Start Date   As required
Fees   Tuition Fees: £405.50

Falls are the most frequent and serious type of accident in people aged 65 and over, with 10,000 falls happening each day. Falls often affect a person physically and mentally - they can result in fractures and broken bones, but also in a lack of confidence and isolation. If you work in health and social care or have contact with older people who are more at risk of falls, this course is ideal for you. You will learn about the risk factors and causes of falls, as well as how to prevent falls and how to manage them when they happen.

  What You Will Learn

Falls in Context
The Risk Factors and Causes of Falls
Falls Assessment and Prevention
Managing Falls

  Entry Requirements

19+, Currently live in England, Resident in the UK/EU for 3+ years, L1 Literacy Initial Assessment, Computer access

  Work Experience

N/A

  Assessment

Online questions and answers with assessor support. Work at your own pace with an experienced assessor on hand to guide you in completing your course.

  Progression

L2 Adult Care Worker

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# Falls # risk # prevention

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Emma Dyer

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My time at Cornwall College has quite literally changed my life. Completing the access course has allowed me to progress onto university and fulfill my dream of becoming a midwife.

I chose Cornwall College as the hours for the access course suited my family commitments. After attending an open day, I was also impressed with the support available to students.

The support I have received from my lecturers, my tutor and fellow students has been amazing. After being out of education for 15 years the access course has given me the skills and confidence to progress onto university. The learning curve over the last 9 months has been incredible and I will be forever grateful to those that supported me.

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