Level 2 Certificate in Falls Prevention Awareness
Are you currently working in, or looking to work in, the health and social care sector? Are you looking to receive a falls prevention certification to further progress or kick-start your career? This could be the course for you. This qualification aims to raise awareness about the impact and consequences of a fall, the risks and hazards that could result in a fall and how to prevent or reduce the risk of a fall.
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Unit 1: Falls in context
This unit will provide an introduction to falls within a health and social care context, including the impact and consequences of falls, the benefits of falls awareness and prevention and legislation and guidance relating to falls and falls prevention.
Unit 2: The risk factors and causes of falls
In this unit you will be learning about the personal and environmental factors that can increase the likelihood of falls and other risk factors.
Unit 3: Falls assessment and prevention
This unit will look at how an individual’s risk of falls can be assessed, monitored and reviewed. You will learn about effective interventions that can be used to reduce the risk of falls and multi-agency and specialist support available for falls prevention.
Unit 4: Managing falls
In this unit you will learn more about how to reduce the impact and minimise harm in the event of a fall, your role and responsibilities in falls situations and the importance of learning from falls to improve care.
The benefits of this course include:
This qualification could assist you in gaining the following employment opportunities and potential salaries:
Care Home Manager – up to £37,000 per annum.
Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner – up to £47,000 per annum.